Accident Blériot XI , Saturday 2 April 1910
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Date:Saturday 2 April 1910
Type:Blériot XI
Owner/operator:Hubert Le Blon
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off San Sebastian -   Spain
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:San Sebastian
Destination airport:San Sebastian
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The aircraft suffered engine malfunction, and inmediately a rigging cable broke, lost a wing and crashed from 50 m into the Gulf of Biscay. The aircraft probably fell inverted and the pilot Hubert Le Blon drowned. he was the sixth person in history killed in an aviation accident.


Revision history:

03-Apr-2008 11:34 Bleiente Added
13-Nov-2017 14:14 gerard57 Updated [Source]
13-Nov-2017 14:15 gerard57 Updated [Location]
18-Mar-2020 13:45 Cobar Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2021 20:46 volman Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-May-2024 05:41 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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