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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17035
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:04-JAN-1910
Time:
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)
Location:Croix d'Hins, near Bordeaux -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Pilot Léon Delagrange, a French aviation pioneer and first president of the Aéro-Club de France, died in a fatal crash after both wings of his Blériot XI collapsed while manoeuvring in gusty weather.

Sources:

archive Bleiente
The New York Press, 5 January 1910, front page


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Apr-2008 11:34 Bleiente Added
26-Jun-2015 14:45 Anon. Updated [Phase, Nature, Narrative]
14-Dec-2017 11:55 Air Command Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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