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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34231
Last updated: 11 September 2019
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Date:17-SEP-1929
Time:day
Type:Latécoère 25/3R
Owner/operator:Cie Generale L'Aeropostale
Registration: F-AIUJ
C/n / msn: 704
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlantic Ocean, 20 km SW of Kenitra, Gharb-Chrarda-Béni Hssen -   Morocco
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Alicante Airport, Alicante, Valencia, Spain
Destination airport:Casablanca, Morocco
Narrative:
F-AIUJ Latécoère 25/3R (MSN 704); first registered 15.9.28 (C of R 1940) to Cie Generale Aeropostale, Paris (based Toulouse).

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 17.9.29: Aircraft was on an international scheduled passenger flight (Routed Toulouse – Perpignan – Barcelona – Alicante – Casablanca). Crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, some 20 km southwest of Kenitra (then known as Port Lyautey), Gharb-Chrarda-Béni Hssen, off the west coast of Morocco, for unknown reasons. All five occupants killed (crew of two plus three passengers) including Pilot Jean Dubois de Gennes.

Registration F-AIUJ cancelled October 1929 as "reforme"

Sources:

1. Het Vliegveld Oct. 1929
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-253r-kenitra-5-killed
5. http://www.planecrashinfo.com/1929/1929-27.htm
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenitra


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
01-May-2009 11:49 harro Updated
07-Dec-2018 13:28 Sergey L. Updated [Cn, Source]
27-Mar-2019 17:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2019 21:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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