Accident Farman Biplane IV 20,
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Date:Friday 7 October 1910
Type:Farman Biplane IV
Owner/operator:Russian Ministry of War
Registration: 20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:St.Petersburg -   Russia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:St.Petersburg, Komendantsky
Destination airport:St.Petersburg, Komendantsky
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lost control after the aircraft broke up and crashed from 400 m, pilot capt. Lev Makarovich Matsievich was thrown from the aircraft and plunged to his death.
It was the first aviation death in Russia.


archive Bleiente
Aviateurs van het eerste uur (1984)
Algemeen Handelsblad

Revision history:

07-Apr-2008 07:18 Bleiente Added
07-Apr-2008 08:55 Bleiente Updated
07-Oct-2011 10:30 krasatpi Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Jan-2012 13:29 harro Updated [Source]
12-Sep-2019 20:05 Grizian Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Narrative]
12-Sep-2019 20:05 harro Updated [Total occupants]
19-Mar-2020 14:32 Cobar Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jul-2020 16:40 Grizian Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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