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Last updated: 26 October 2020
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Date:Saturday 14 November 1925
Type:Farman F.60 Goliath
Operator:Air Union (France)
Registration: F-FHMY
C/n / msn: 2
First flight: 1920
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:12 km (7.5 mls) off Boulogne [English Channel] (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Narrative:
Aircraft ditched in the English Channel 7½ miles (12 km) off Boulogne. Pilot injured. Aircraft badly damaged but salvaged and rebuilt.

Sources:
» Le Farman «Goliath» / par Gérard Hartmann


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Distance from London-Croydon Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (199 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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