Date & Time: Feb 15, 1921
Type of aircraft:
Breguet 14
Operator:
Registration:
F-ALBA
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
No
MSN:
5220/8220.2
YOM:
1920
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a mail flight when he encountered unfavorable weather conditions while approaching Gibraltar. Aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea. SAR were suspended after few days as no trace of the aircraft nor the crew was found. Both crew were presumed dead.
Crew:
Henri Mérel, pilot
Maxime Garrigue, mechanic.