Date & Time: Jan 17, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Blériot Spad 56
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIEE
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Paris – Lyon – Marseille
MSN:
4211.1
YOM:
1926
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:
On descent to Lyon-Bron Airport, pilot lost control of the aircraft following an inflight fire. Aircraft crashed and came to rest upside down in a field located in Genas. The pilot was injured and the aircraft was destroyed. It is possible the engine fired in flight.