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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25426
Last updated: 29 November 2019
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Date:09-FEB-1934
Time:day
Type:CAMS 53
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-ALFF
C/n / msn: 34
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Tunis, off Korbous, Nabeul Governorate -   Tunisia
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Marseilles Harbour, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Destination airport:Tunis, Tunisia
Narrative:
F-ALFF CAMS 53/1 (MSN 34); first registered 30.3.31 (C of R 2737) to Cie Air-Union, Paris. Re-registered 7.10.33 (upon formation) to Air France, Paris

Written off (destroyed) 9.2.34: Aircraft was operating a scheduled international passenger flight. After technical failure, the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in the Gulf of Tunis, off Korbous, Nabeul Governorate, Tunis (at approximate co ordinates 37°0′N, 10°30′E). While the aircraft was damaged beyond repair, no one was injured. Aircraft believed to have had a crew of three plus one passenger.

Registration F-ALFF cancelled as "discarded" August 1934.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/f-aaaa.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-8.html
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-cams-531-qurbus
4. http://aerobernie.bplaced.net/Air%20Union.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korbous


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
02-Apr-2019 20:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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