Accident Latécoère 28-1 Unknown, xx Sep 1936
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Date:xx Sep 1936
Type:Latécoère 28-1
Owner/operator:Spanish Republican Aviation
Registration: Unknown
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Manises Airfield (Valencia) -   Spain
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Late 28 was destroyed during Taxi. The aircraft used by Republicans for bombing operations was taxing when a landing Nieuport 52 crashed against it. The Late was loaded with explosives and the impact produced a large deflagration. Both pilots survived seriously wounded. The Nieuport pilot was killed.
Five (5) Latécoère 28 arrived to Republicans from French air services F-AJPG (nicknamed Tornado), F-AJPC (Siroco), F-AJVB (Alisio), F-AJVI (Cierzo) and F-AJHS (Tramontana). Only one survived the war.


1.1.Revista Aeroplano Nº 24"El Hispano-Nieuport 52 en la Guerra Civil Española"
Lluis Corominas IHCA Pag 53

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23-Dec-2021 20:04 volman Added

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