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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195493
Last updated: 3 November 2019
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Date:20-JAN-1934
Time:day
Type:Breguet 280T
Owner/operator:Cie Generale L'Aéropostale
Registration: F-AJKX
C/n / msn: 8
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Caromb, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur -   France
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Destination airport:Lyon-Bron Airport, 6 miles East of Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Narrative:
F-AJKX Breguet 280T (MSN 8); first registered 5.3.30 (C of R 2355) to Cie Air-Union, Paris/Le Bourget. Re-registered 7.10.33 (upon formation) to Air France, Paris/Le Bourget

Written off (destroyed) 20.1.34: Aircraft was operating a cargo/mail flight between Marseille and Lyon. Crew lost control of the aircraft while flying in a thunderstorm, and crashed at Caromb, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (at approximate Coordinates: 44°06′43″N 5°06′30″E). Both crew were killed.

Crew:
Pierre Lefèvre du Prey, pilot,
André Simon, radio navigator.

Sources:

1. El Orden 21 January 1934, page 3
2. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/f-aaaa.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-6.html
4. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-breguet-280t-caromb-2-killed
5. http://planecrashinfo.com/1934/1934-2.htm
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breguet_280T
7. http://aerobernie.bplaced.net/Air%20Union.html
8. http://www.impdb.org/index.php?title=Air_Post#Breguet_280T
9. http://aviation-ancienne.forumactif.com/t6290-breguet-280-de-caromb
10. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caromb

Breguet 280T 3-view drawing from Les Ailes July 6,1928 Breguet 280T 3-view Les Ailes July 6,1928

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-May-2017 19:16 TB Added
20-May-2017 21:22 TB Updated [Operator]
12-Apr-2019 14:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Apr-2019 14:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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