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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 19 May 1929
Type:Farman F.63bis Goliath
Operator:Air Union (France)
Registration: F-GEAI
C/n / msn: 24
First flight: 1921
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Paddock Wood, Kent (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Narrative:
The Farman Goliath named "Vendée" crashed at Keylands Sidings near Paddock Wood Railway Station and was destroyed by fire.

Sources:
» Le Farman «Goliath» / par Gérard Hartmann
» Wikipedia - Farman F60 Goliath


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Distance from London-Croydon Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (199 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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