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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144754
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:27-JAN-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic G21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman JRF-5 Goose (G-21)
Owner/operator:Aéronavale
Registration: 8s. /34078
C/n / msn: B-7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tambacounda -   Senegal
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tambacounda Aerodrome
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed after take-off. VA Pierre Ponchardier (51) killed. French Navy 8S Sqn operating twelve JRF-5 Goose (8s1...14) 1952-spring 1961. 27F, N°34078 (ex USNavy).

Sources:

http://ardhan.pagesperso-orange.fr/site/almanac1961.htm
http://www.aerosteles.net/fiche.php?code=dakar-tambacounda
Passauer Neue Presse 28 January 1961, p31


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Apr-2012 09:23 TB Added
14-Jun-2012 13:22 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Jun-2012 05:11 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Narrative]
25-Jul-2012 03:43 TB Updated [Source]
07-Mar-2018 06:38 TB Updated [Operator, Source]

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