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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89605
Last updated: 22 March 2019
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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.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
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


Revision history:

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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