For today's dose of horror, we present to you another popular spooky photo taken in 1919, believed to be showing the ghost of Freddy Jackson.
In 1919, Sir Victor Goddard, a retired Royal Air Force officer, took this group photo and later had it published in 1975. This group photo shows his squadron, which served at the HMS Daedalus training facility during World War I. Upon closer inspection, something creepy appears to have been caught on film.
Behind the airman on the top row, fourth from the left, hovers the face of another man. Probably nothing to be frightened of, just a prankster playing tricks on his colleagues. That was until the squadron members themselves recognized the man as an air mechanic named Freddy Jackson, who died from a grim airplane accident two days before the photo was taken. To make things creepier, Freddy’s funeral took place right on the very day Goddard took the photo of his squadron.
Some suggest that poor Freddy, most likely unaware of his passing, lined up among his colleagues for the group snapshot.
Do you find this photo as spine-tingling as the others featured in the creepy series? Tell us what you think about the ghostly image of Freddy Jackson below!
Sources and additional readings:
Freddy Jackson — Paranormal Phenomena, About.com
Ghost of Freddy Jackson Visits Royal Air Force — Ghost Pictures