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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25533
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:07-MAR-1920
Time:day
Type:Latécoère 3
Owner/operator:Lignes Aériennes Latécoère
Registration: F-ALAO
C/n / msn: 4570.56
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalusia -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Toulouse-Montaudran Airport, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne
Destination airport:Alicante Airport, Alicante, Spain
Narrative:
F-ALAO Latécoère 3 (MSN 4570/56) 11.6.20 (C of R 166) to Lignes Aériennes Latécoère, Toulouse.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 7.3.20; aircraft was operating a cargo/mail flight when it crashed at Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalusia, Spain (at approximate Coordinates: 36°45′N 3°31′W). The pilot (sole person on board) is believed to have survived. Registration G-ALAO cancelled as "withdrawn from use"/"reforme" October 1931

NOTE; Several published sources state the F-ALAO was a Salmson 2.A2 and not a Latécoère 3. Also, that the aircraft survived and as passed on to CGEA by the end of 1920

Sources:

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latécoère_3
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-latecoere-3-motril
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-8.html
4. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/f-aaaa.pdf
5. http://henri.eisenbeis.free.fr/Listing%20CGEA-CGA-etc.pdf
6. https://en.calameo.com/read/005116633664f4ac01b5b
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motril

Latécoère 3 F-ALAO on display at the Paris Air Salon, December 1919 Latécoère 3

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
30-Oct-2017 06:17 Sergey L. Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
15-Feb-2019 23:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
03-Apr-2019 17:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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