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DESCRIPTION: GRAHAM HILL IS CAREFULLY CARRIED DOWN THE STEPS OF A TWA AEROPLANE RETURNING TO THE UK FROM AMERICA AFTER CRASHING AND BREAKING BOTH OF HIS LEGS AT THE UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX AT WATKINS GLEN. IN THE PICTURE IS ALSO LOTUS CARS FOUNDER AND TEAM LOTUS PRINCIPAL COLIN CHAPMAN. (BOTTOM RIGHT OF FRAME)
LOCATION: HEATHROW AIRPORT, LONDON DATE: OCTOBER, 1969
Norman Graham Hill (15 February 1929 – 29 November 1975) was an English racing driver, team owner, and two-time Formula One World Champion. He is the only driver to win the Triple Crown of Motorsport — the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Indianapolis 500 and Formula One World Championship.
Graham Hill and his son Damon are the only father and son pair both to have won the Formula One World Championship. Graham’s grandson Josh, Damon’s son, is also a racing driver.
Graham Hill died when the aeroplane he was piloting crashed in foggy conditions near Arkley golf course in North London. Hill and five members of his racing team were returning from car testing at Circuit Paul Ricard in France and due to land at Elstree airfield. All six were killed.