Date & Time: Apr 12, 1923
Type of aircraft:
Breguet 14
Operator:
Registration:
F-AEEK
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Oran – Casablanca
MSN:
160
YOM:
0
Country:
Morocco
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
A connecting rod broke in flight, causing the engine to fail. Crew was forced to make an emergency landing. While both crew were unhurt, aircraft was destroyed. Radio navigator was Juan Munar.
Probable cause:
Engine stopped due to connecting rod failure.