Accident Blériot XI , Friday 23 September 1910
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Date:Friday 23 September 1910
Type:Blériot XI
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Domodossola -   Italy
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Brig (Switzerland)
Destination airport:Domodossola (Italy)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Peruvian pilot Jorge Chávez Dartnell (23) attempted to cross the Alps using a Blériot XI.
He departed Brig, Switzerland, bound for Milan with a stop at Domodossola, Italy. After a 45-minute flight, the aircraft approached Domodossola. Just prior to landing the wings of the aircraft reportedly partially broke, causing the plane to impact the ground. Jorge Chávez Dartnell died of his injuries in 27 September 1910.


Jorge Chávez Dartnell

Revision history:

11-Mar-2008 09:11 Bleiente Added
02-May-2015 07:15 Bunchi Updated [Narrative]
11-Jan-2018 10:53 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Jan-2024 17:50 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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