Accident Lioré-et-Olivier H.242/1 F-ANPB,
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Date:Wednesday 9 February 1938
Type:Lioré-et-Olivier H.242/1
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-ANPB
MSN: 4
Engine model:Gnome-Rhône 7Kd Titan Major
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Étang de Berre -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Marignane-Berre Seaplane Base (LFTB)
Destination airport:Ajaccio Harbour Seaplane Base
The flying boat, named "Ville de Bone", struck the breakwater in fog and crashed. F-ANFB operated on a flight from Marseille to Ajaccio and Tunis.
Chief Pilot Pierre Burelle was killed.


World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
The Telegraph - Feb 9, 1938
Interavia, feb 1938


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14-Mar-2024 06:18 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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