Incident Potez 621 LV-SEC,
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Date:Thursday 29 January 1942
Time:09:30 LT
Type:Potez 621
Owner/operator:Argentine Government
Registration: LV-SEC
MSN: 4030/11
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Santos Dumont, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Destination airport:Buenos Aires, BA
Ditched after take-off. Pilot, co-pilot, radio-operator, mechanic, mechanic assistent and eight executive passengers. Six suffered serious injuries. Ex F-ANQQ Air France. Named "Francisco Mendez Gonçalves". Only the tail sticking out of the water.***
CAUSE: partial collapse of landing gear and strong friction when folded damaging the propellers, aircraft then gaint not height and descented into sea.**

Sources: (page1+3)*****

Revision history:

29-Jun-2016 18:03 TB Added
29-Jun-2016 18:22 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2016 19:27 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-Jun-2016 15:42 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2016 12:41 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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