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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27407
Last updated: 5 October 2019
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Date:29-MAR-1932
Time:day
Type:Farman F.190
Owner/operator:Cie Air Orient
Registration: F-AJDP
C/n / msn: 7120
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tell-Farida, Al-Ruţbah, Anbar Province, 300 km west of Baghdad -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Damascus, Syria
Destination airport:Baghdad West Airfield, Baghdad, Iraq
Narrative:
F-AJDP Farman 190 (MSN 7120); first registered 28.6.29 (C of R 2158) to M Weller, Paris/Le Bourget. Re-registered in 10.31 to Cie Air Orient, Paris.

Written off (destroyed) 29.3.32: Aircraft was on a charter flight (international non-scheduled passenger) being routed Damascus – Baghdad – Karachi. While flying in a sandstorm, on the Damacus-Baghdad leg, the aircraft hit the ground and came to rest upside down near Tell-Farida, in the region of Ruţbah Wells (Al-Ruţbah) Al-Anbar Province (الأنبار), Iraq, some 300 kilometers west of Baghdad.

All three occupants were killed. Crew and passenger were performing a special flight on behalf of The League of Nations (Société des Nations). The passenger was the Swiss Colonel de Reynier who was in charge of fixing the border between Syria and Iraq.

Crew:
Julien Risser, pilot,
Mr. Huber, mechanic.
Passenger:
Colonel de Reynier.

Registration F-AJDP cancelled as "destroyed" 1.6.32

Sources:

1. http://www.phronzs.com/?simple=4207&ocorr=Farman+F190-1932+Accident
2. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/f-aaaa.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-6.html
4. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-farman-f190-tell-farida-3-killed

Farman F.190 photo from Annuaire de L'Aéronautique 1931: Farman F.190 Annuaire de L'Aéronautique 1931

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
18-May-2013 09:31 gerard57 Updated [Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2019 00:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Mar-2019 20:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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