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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89605
Last updated: 20 November 2018
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Date:26-JUL-1925
Time:
Type:Sabca Poncelet Castar
Owner/operator:Victor Simonet
Registration: O-BAFG
C/n / msn: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vauville (Calvados) -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Rupture cable de commande du planeur alors que Simonet battait le record du monde de durée (7 heures)
The Poncelet Castar O-BAFG was owned by Victor Simonet and was one of the first motorised gliders. Being registered on 28 July 1923, this machine was unfortunately destroyed in a crash at VAUVILLE, FRANCE on 26 July 1925
Pilot: Victor Simonet - Killed

Sources:

http://www.hangarflying.eu/nl/node/842
http://www.belgian-wings.be/webpages//navigator/photos/civilpics/first_register/poncelet_castar.htm
www.bamfbamrs.be/Dillien/O-B.doc


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jan-2011 15:00 ThW Added
28-Jan-2011 00:06 penguin832 Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
08-Oct-2011 12:18 ThW Updated [Source, Narrative]

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