UI Sabca Savoia-Marchetti S.73P OO-AGS, Thursday 23 May 1940
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Date:Thursday 23 May 1940
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Type:Silhouette image of generic s73 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sabca Savoia-Marchetti S.73P
Owner/operator:Sabena
Registration: OO-AGS
MSN: 3
Engine model:Gnome-Rhône 14K Mistral Major
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:UI
Location:Arques -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Shot down by German ground fire. The airplane was operated on behalf of RAF 271 Sqn.
One crew member, a mechanic, survived by jumping out of the aircraft before the crash. The pilot and co-pilot died in the crash.

Sources:

francecrashes39-45.net
Golden Years of Aviation

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