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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34300
Last updated: 2 November 2019
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Date:05-MAY-1924
Time:09:45 LT
Type:Airco DH.4
Owner/operator:Société Nationale pour l’Etude des Transports Aériens
Registration: O-BALO
C/n / msn: H5931
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Strasbourg-Neuhof Airport, Strasbourg, Alsace -   France
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Strasbourg-Neuhof Airport, Strasbourg, France
Destination airport:Evere, Brussels, Belgium
Narrative:
Ex-RAF H5391: Airco DH.4 O-BALO of SNETA (Société Nationale pour l’Etude des Transports Aériens) Crashed 5.5.24 at Strasbourg-Neuhof Airport, Strasbourg, Alsace, France. Pilot: Herman Clement killed. Herman had left the French city around 9:45 am for Brussels, and he was still relatively low to the ground when he made a short turn. His plane then slid over the wing and crashed into the plain with violence. The dying pilot was taken to the hospital where he died shortly afterwards.

Sources:

1. http://www.belgian-wings.be/Webpages/Navigator/Photos/MilltaryPics/interbellum/De%20Havilland%20DH.4/De%20Havilland%20DH.4%20Frontpage.html
2. https://www.luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/dh-4-o-balo-te-straatsburg-cl%C3%A9ment-herman
3. http://www.europeanairlines.no/societe-anonyme-belge-dexploitation-de-la-navigation-aeriennes-sabena/
4. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_O-B.html
5. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh4-strasbourg-1-killed


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
17-Dec-2011 11:21 ThW Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Apr-2019 22:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2019 22:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator]

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