ASN Aircraft accident Lioré et Olivier 212 F-AIFE Selsdon Park
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Date:Saturday 17 September 1932
Type:Lioré et Olivier 212
Operator:Air Union (France)
Registration: F-AIFE
MSN: 2
First flight: 1926
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Selsdon Park (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Destination airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
The aircraft, named "LP Mouillard", crashed into the grounds of the Selsdon Park Hotel, near Croydon, Surrey whilst on approach to Croydon Airport.
The flight had departed Paris-Le Bourget Airport, France at 05:25 hours local time for London. On approach to Croydon Airport, fog reduced visibility and pilot decided to continue his approach at low altitude. The aircraft hit a tree and crashed. While the co-pilot was seriously injured, the captain was killed.



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Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to London-Croydon Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (200 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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