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Last updated: 25 May 2020
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 17 abril 1931
Hora:ca 14:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Operador:Prince V. Bibescu
Registración: CV-FAI
Numéro de série: 5-AT-088
Año de Construcción: 1930-01-20 (1 year 3 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Mohania, Bihar (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ejecutivo
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Forced landed in a field about 45 miles east of Benares (Varanasi) after striking a vulture. Thus was the VIP aircraft of Prince George III Valentin Bibescu, President of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI).

Fuentes:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» dmairfield.com


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