Accident Latécoère 28-3 F-AJNQ, Tuesday 8 July 1930
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Date:Tuesday 8 July 1930
Type:Latécoère 28-3
Registration: F-AJNQ
MSN: 919
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Atlantic Ocean -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Natal, RN (16:34 LT)
Destination airport:Saint-Louis du Sénégal
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Floatplane "Cmte de La Vaulx" ditched near dispatch boat "Phosée" about 900 km (560 miles) from there destination after engine enveloped a serious oil leak, about 14 hours in flight. Pilot Jean Mermoz (29), mechanic Jean Dabry and radio-operator Léopold Gimié and mail were transfered and *the airplane was sunk after expansion of valuable equipment. Location given as "150°N 240°W".

A Noite 9 July 1930, p1/*10 July 1930, p1

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
01-Apr-2019 01:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
26-Dec-2019 14:34 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
26-Dec-2019 17:03 TB Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Dec-2019 09:35 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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