Date & Time: Apr 17, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Ford 5
Operator:
Registration:
CV-FAI
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Executive
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
MSN:
5-AT-088
YOM:
20
Country:
India
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, aircraft hit a vulture, forcing the crew to attempt an emergency landing in a field. While the aircraft was damaged beyond repair, all four occupants were unhurt. The aircraft was owned by Prince George Valentin Bibescu, President of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI).