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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192787
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:28-JAN-1935
Time:15:00 LT
Type:Lioré-et-Olivier LeO 20
Owner/operator:2nd Squadron, 22nd Regiment, Armée de l'Air
Registration: 324
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chartres, Eure-et-Loire -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chartres, Eure-et-Loire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 28.1.34 due to an EFATO (Engine Failure At Take Off). Crew was engaged in a training flight on behalf of the 2nd squadron of the 22nd regiment based in Chartres. Shortly after takeoff, an engine failed. Aircraft lost height and crashed on two houses located near the airport. A fuel tank exploded and ground damage was significant. Two crew were killed as was one person on the ground. Two other crew were seriously injured.

Crew:
Sergeant in Chief Noël Drapier, pilot,
Sergeant in Chief D. Giraud-Magne,
Corporal in Chief Alison, gunner,
Sergeant Schneider, radio.

Sources:

1. El Orden 29 January 1935, p1
2. https://www.lechorepublicain.fr/chartres/armee-conflit/2018/01/09/le-bimoteur-est-tombe-sur-une-maison-du-quartier-en-1935_12693150.html
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-liore-et-olivier-leo-20-chartres-3-killed


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2017 20:38 TB Added
09-Jan-2018 12:08 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
12-Apr-2019 23:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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