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Last updated: 3 December 2020
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Date:Monday 25 June 1923
Type:Farman F.60 Goliath
Operator:Air Union (France)
Registration: F-AEDL
C/n / msn: 29
First flight: 1922
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Étaples (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Destination airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
Narrative:
Forced landed on a beach at Merlimont-Plage, near Étaples. The next morning, at high tide, the aircraft was covered with water and sustain irreparable damage.

Sources:
» Golden Years of Aviation - Civil Aircraft Register - France
» Le Farman «Goliath» / par Gérard Hartmann
» Crezan Aviation


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Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to London-Croydon Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (200 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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