Date & Time: Mar 6, 1928
Type of aircraft:
Farman F.60 Goliath
Operator:
Registration:
F-AECU
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Paris – Croydon
MSN:
60
YOM:
1922
Location:
Hythe
Kent
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While cruising over The Channel and approaching the British coast, crew encountered technical problems and the pilot decided to ditch the aircraft off Hythe, Kent. While all occupants were rapidly rescued, aircraft was lost. Aircraft was christened 'Normandie'.
Probable cause:
Technical failure.