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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 204203
Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:19-JUN-1912
Time:
Type:biplane
Owner/operator:Franch Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Douai/La Brayelle Aerodrome -   France
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Douai/La Brayelle Aerodrome
Destination airport:Douai/La Brayelle Aerodrome
Narrative:
The first fatal mid-air collision occurred in Douai, France, on 19 June 1912. Captain Marcel Dubois and Lieutenant Albert Peignan, both of the French Army, were killed when their aircraft collided in mid-air in early morning haze.

Sources:

http://earlyaviators.com/edubois.htm
http://albindenis.free.fr/Site_escadrille/debut_aviation_militaire4.htm


Revision history:

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12-Jan-2018 08:33 harro Added

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