Date & Time: Oct 19, 1926
Type of aircraft:
Breguet 14
Operator:
Registration:
F-AFBE
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Casablanca – Dakar
MSN:
205
YOM:
0
Country:
Morocco
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While cruising south of Tiznit, engine failed. Pilot 'Pivot' made a force landing and all three occupants were unhurt. Unfortunately, they were hijacked by Maures tribesmen and the aircraft was destroyed by fire. All three men were released few days later.
Probable cause:
It seems the engine failure was caused by a fuel exhaustion.