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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15671
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:23-SEP-1910
Time:14:14
Type:Blériot XI
Owner/operator:private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Domodossola -   Italy
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Brig (Switzerland)
Destination airport:Domodossola (Italy)
Narrative:
The Peruvian pilot Jorge Chávez Dartnell attempted to cross the Alps using a Blériot XI.
He departed Brig, Switzerland, bound for Milan with a stop at Domodossola, Italy. After a 45-minute flight, the aircraft approached Domodossola. Just prior to landing the wings of the aircraft reportedly partially broke, causing the plane to impact the ground. Jorge Chávez Dartnell died of his injuries in 28 September 1910.

Sources:

http://www.jorgechavezdartnell.com/english/en_unperuano.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2008 09:11 Bleiente Added
02-May-2015 07:15 Bunchi Updated [Narrative]
11-Jan-2018 10:53 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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