Accident CAMS 56 F-ALCG, Sunday 21 February 1932
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Date:Sunday 21 February 1932
Time:
Type:CAMS 56
Owner/operator:Aéropostale
Registration: F-ALCG
MSN: 31
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mediterranean Sea -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Algiers
Destination airport:Marseille
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Forced to ditch about 200 km north of Algiers due to engine failure. Pilot Jean Mermoz, radio-operator Lucien Rénier and mail salvaged by ship "Timgad" 15:45. Airplane damaged in this operation when the bug touched hard against the ship and sank.

Sources:

http://www.enpa-capmatifou.com/Enpa2/Aero/EVENEMENTS/Memoires%20%20Albert%20Chaillot.pdf p48

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
14-Apr-2018 19:12 TB Updated [Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Apr-2019 19:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
13-Nov-2019 18:12 kaerophil Updated [Narrative]
28-Dec-2019 20:06 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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