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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145483
Last updated: 3 October 2020
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Date:20-DEC-1914
Time:
Type:Jero/Farman F.23 bis
Owner/operator:Belgian Military Aviation
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:9
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ghyvelde -   France
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dunkirk
Destination airport:Dunkirk
Narrative:
After an emergency landing a bomb exploded while being unloaded from the aircraft, killing four soldiers five civilians and the Pilot: Cpt.François Dechamps, the observer Lt.Noirsin was not hurt.

Sources:

Broken Wings index
De Maasbode
30-12-1914
http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/ww1_precurseurs/Farman-Jero%20HF23bis/Farman-HF20-Serial-xx-Accident-Ghyvelde--211214-Dechamps-Noirsain-DBx-02-corrected.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2012 12:36 ThW Added
28-Mar-2020 17:24 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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