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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231976
Last updated: 24 February 2020
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Date:10-AUG-1960
Time:forenoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic ALO2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE 3130 Alouette II
Owner/operator:Mont Blanc Aviation ?
Registration: F-....
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mont Blanc region -   France
Phase:
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Chamonix-La Fayet
Destination airport:
Narrative:
"Alouette" crashed in Mont Blanc region near Refuge des Grands Mulets (3051m). Pilot Serge Cessau (35) and mechanic René Provost killed. Transported scientific equipment.

Sources:

L'Unita 11 August 1960, p10
La Stampa 11 August 1960, p7


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2020 20:26 TB Added
06-Jan-2020 20:26 TB Updated [Departure airport, Source]
07-Jan-2020 10:13 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
24-Feb-2020 18:42 TB Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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