Date & Time: Oct 25, 1930
Type of aircraft:
Blériot Spad 56
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIYA
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Paris – Marseille
MSN:
18/4411
YOM:
24
Location:
Sens
Yonne
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Pilot left Paris-Le Bourget for a mail flight to Marseille and flew bound to the south. After passing over Fontainebleau, while approaching Sens, the pilot René Charpentier encountered technical problems and attempted to make an emergency landing. Aircraft eventually came to rest in a prairie and was damaged beyond repair. The pilot was unhurt.
Probable cause:
Unknown technical failure.