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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27968
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:15-FEB-1921
Time:day
Type:Breguet-Latécoère 14.A2
Owner/operator:Cie Generale L'Aéropostale
Registration: F-ALBA
C/n / msn: 2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea, off Gibraltar -   Gibraltar
Phase: Approach
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Toulouse-Montaudran Airport, Toulouse, Haute-Garonne
Destination airport:North Front, Gibraltar
Narrative:
F-ALBA Latecoere Breguet 14.A2 (MSN 2); first registered 6.20 [C of R 174] to M Latecoere, Toulouse

Written off (destroyed) 15.2.21: Crew was performing a mail flight when he encountered unfavourable weather conditions while approaching Gibraltar. Aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea. SAR seach were initiated, but suspended after few days as no trace of the aircraft nor the crew was found. Both crew were deemed "missing, presumed dead".

Crew:
Henri Mérel, pilot
Maxime Garrigue, mechanic.

Sources:

1. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/f-aaaa.pdf
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-8.html
3. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-breguet-14a2-gibraltar-2-killed


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
31-Mar-2011 15:15 Johnny Johnny Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
01-Apr-2019 20:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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