Date & Time: Feb 7, 1925
Type of aircraft:
Blériot 115
Operator:
Registration:
F-AGFA
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Toussus-le-Noble - Perpignan - Oran - Colomb-Béchar - Gao - Niamey - N'Djamena
MSN:
4
YOM:
1924
Country:
Niger
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a long trip from France to Madagascar to find new routes. He left Toussus-le-Noble Airport (Buc) on 18JAN1925 and completed several intermediate stops. On takeoff from Niamey, aircraft named 'Jean Casale' crashed for unknown reason. The radio Vendelle was killed while both pilots were seriously injured. The mechanic was unhurt.
Crew:
Joseph Vuillemin, pilot,
Jean Dagnaux, pilot,
Mr. Vendelle, radio.
Mr. Knecht, mechanic.