Accident Percival P.10 Vega Gull F-APOL, Sunday 16 January 1938
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Date:Sunday 16 January 1938
Time:
Type:Percival P.10 Vega Gull
Owner/operator:Christian Moench
Registration: F-APOL
MSN: K.50
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:40 km from Bandar Abbas -   Iran
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Saigon
Destination airport:Karachi
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Went missing on record flight Saigon-Paris. Wreckage located in Persian Gulf, near "Laffy" island. Pilot Christian Moench (33) drowned.

Sources:

La Nación (Santiago) 23 January 1938, p12
https://www.aerosteles.net/steleen-aeropmnl-moench
http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_F-17.html

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jun-2023 15:53 TB Added
11-Jun-2023 16:01 TB Updated
11-Jun-2023 16:33 harro Updated

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