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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25527
Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Date:25-APR-1925
Time:day
Type:Breguet-Latécoère 14
Owner/operator:Cie Générale D'Entreprises Aéronautiques (CGEA)
Registration: F-AFBB
C/n / msn: 202
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Paseo Martires de la Libertao, north of Alicante, Valencia -   Spain
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Alicante Airport, Alicante, Valencia, Spain
Destination airport:Barcelona Airport, Barcelona, Spain
Narrative:
F-AFBB Latecoere Breguet 14 Torpedo (MAN 202); first registered in 1.23 (C or R 1006) M Latecoere, Toulouse; operated by Cie Générale D'Entreprises Aéronautiques (CGEA).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) when crashed following engine failure on take-off Alicante Airport, Alicante, Valencia 25.4.25; struck rocks and destroyed by fire.Aircraft eas operating a cargo/mail flight, routed Alicante-Barcelona-Toulouse. A few minutes after takeoff from Alicante Airport, while flying at low altitude in bad weather conditions, aircraft hit a lightning rod, stalled and crashed in flames near the Paseo Martires de la Libertao, north of Alicante. The weather was very bad at the time of the accident as another pilot of the company refused to do the flight. He was replaced by Raoul Berjaud, Station Manager, at the last minute.

Pilot Raoul Berjaud, mechanic Émile Lempereur, and 1 passenger killed. Registration F-AFBB cancelled 30.6.25.

Note: date of crash also given as 25.5.25 but there was another landing accident at Alicante that day.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/f-aaaa.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-2.html
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-breguet-14a2-alicante-3-killed


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
29-Mar-2011 00:10 Johnny Johnny Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Mar-2019 21:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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