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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27741
Last updated: 23 September 2019
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Date:20-MAR-1934
Time:05:05 LT
Type:Latécoère 25-3R
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-AISB
C/n / msn: 650
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Berre l'Étang, Bouches-du-Rhône, 12 km north of Marseilles -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Destination airport:Barcelona Airport, Barcelona, Spain
Narrative:
F-AISB Latecoere 25/3R (MSN 650); first registered 21.6.28 (C of R 1869) to Cie Generale Aeropostale, Paris (based Toulouse). Re-registered 7.10.33 (upon formation) to Cie Air France, Paris (still based Toulouse)

Written off (destroyed) 20.3.34: aircraft was operating a cargo/mail flight (routed Marseille - Barcelona) when it crashed a few minutes after takeoff, while climbing, into a marshy field located in Berre-l'Étang, some 12 km north of the airport. While both pilots were injured, aircraft was destroyed.

Registration F-AISB cancelled August 1934 as "discarded"

Sources:

1. World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
2. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/f-aaaa.pdf
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-5.html
4. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-latecoere-25-3r-berre-letang


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
13-Jan-2011 10:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
13-Jan-2011 11:17 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
27-Mar-2019 15:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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