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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145492
Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Date:08-NOV-1948
Time:17:39 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 18
Owner/operator:Escadrille Mercure Taxis Aeriens
Registration: F-BGAF
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Dieppe -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Paris-Le Bourget (16:38)
Destination airport:London
Narrative:
Crashed in the English Channel in adverse weather conditions. Six players of Czechoslovak ice-hockey player team, the french pilot René de Narbonne (36) and the navigator died.

Sources:

http://pdennez.free.fr/hommes/html/h081.html
https://technet.idnes.cz/trosky-letadla-s-nasimi-hokejisty-nikdy-nenasli-zabil-je-sebevedomy-pilot-15s-/tec_technika.aspx?c=A110911_155221_tec_technika_kuz
El Litoral 9 November 1948, p1


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-May-2012 04:15 TB Added
08-May-2012 04:30 TB Updated [Source]
05-May-2013 23:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2015 19:56 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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