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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27963
Last updated: 30 August 2019
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Date:08-JUN-1921
Time:day
Type:Blériot Spad 27
Owner/operator:Compagnie des Messageries Aériennes
Registration: F-CMAV
C/n / msn: 1252
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Arques Forest, Near Dieppe, Seine-Maritime -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:LeBourget Airport, Paris, France (LBG/LFPB)
Destination airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Narrative:
Blériot Spad 27 F-CMAV (MSN 1252); first civil registered 6.20 to Compagnie des Messageries Aériennes, Paris-Le Bourget.

Written off (destroyed) 8.6.21: Pilot was performing a mail flight from Paris-Le Bourget to Croydon. While flying in the region of Dieppe, he encountered low visibility due to fog. At a too low altitude, aircraft hit a tree with one of its wings, stalled and crashed in the Arques forest. While the pilot was seriously injured, the aircraft was destroyed.

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-23.html
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-bleriot-spad-27-near-dieppe
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bl%C3%A9riot-SPAD_S.27
4. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/f-aaaa.pdf

Photo of Blériot-SPAD S.27 F-CMAV in 1920: Blériot-SPAD S.27 F-CMAY

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Nov-2017 14:19 Sergey L. Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Mar-2019 00:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Mar-2019 00:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]

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