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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 6 August 1924
Type:Farman F.60 Goliath
Operator:Air Union (France)
Registration: F-ADDT
C/n / msn: 2
First flight: 1920
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Golden Green, near Tonbridge, Kent (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Destination airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
Narrative:
Crash-landed onto a country lane.

Sources:
» Kent & Sussex History Forum
» British Pathé cinema newsreel


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Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to London-Croydon Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (200 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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