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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 919
Last updated: 6 April 2019
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Date:03-JUL-1926
Time:day
Type:Caudron C.61bis
Owner/operator:Compagnie Internationale de Navigation Aérienne
Registration: F-AFBT
C/n / msn: 5307.5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Streble, Bohemia -   Czech Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Prague, Czechsolvakia
Destination airport:Budapest, Hungary
Narrative:
F-AFBT Caudron C.61 (MSN 5307/5); frist registered in 1.23 (C of R 1024) to M Latecoere, Toulouse. Re-registered in 1.24 to M Caudron, Issy. Crashed at Playa Blanca, South of Oued Draa, Algeria, North Africa 23.7.25; pilots Henri Rozes & Vill; presumed repaired, as upgraded (C of T in 9.25) to C.61bis. Re-registered 9.25 to Cie Internationale de Navigation Aerienne (CIDNA), Le Bourget.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 3.7.26: The aircraft was on a flight from Paris to Budapest via Prague. (Routed Paris–Strasbourg–Prague–Budapest). On the Prague-Budapest leg, the pilot encountered low visibility due to poor weather conditions. He was unaware that his altitude was insufficient. Aircraft hit the ground, overturned and came to rest upside down. The aircraft crashed into a mountain side in Streble, Bohemia. (Bohemia is a Western part of the Czech Republic). All seven occupants, among them the pilot 'Perrotey', were killed.

Sources:

1. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-caudron-c61-streble-7-killed
2. http://airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-2.html
3. https://www.ab-ix.co.uk/pdfs/f-aaaa.pdf
4. http://planecrashinfo.com/1926/1926-4.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2008 08:02 Matio Added
19-Apr-2012 00:25 ryan Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Dec-2017 07:13 Sergey L. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2019 18:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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