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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27495
Last updated: 24 December 2019
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Date:24-FEB-1931
Time:
Type:Latécoère 32-3
Owner/operator:Aéropostale
Registration: F-AITX
C/n / msn: 84
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Banyuls-sur-Mer -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Algiers
Destination airport:Marseilles
Narrative:
Ditched in the Mediterranean Sea near Cap Béar in strong winds. During rescue operation in rough seas by spanish steam ship "Stella", the plane caught by a wave and capsized. Radio-operator Brossard drowned. Only the pilot was rescued.

Sources:

https://www.enpa-capmatifou.com/Enpa2/Aero/EVENEMENTS/Memoires%20%20Albert%20Chaillot.pdf
p16
ABC (Madrid) 24 February 1931, p36


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
27-Mar-2019 17:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Apr-2019 13:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Apr-2019 13:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
06-Nov-2019 20:37 Sergey L. Updated [Narrative]
23-Dec-2019 18:37 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2019 15:56 TB Updated [Narrative]

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