Date & Time: Feb 26, 1934
Type of aircraft:
Latécoère 28
Operator:
Registration:
F-AJPA
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Paris – Casablanca – Dakar – Buenos Aires
MSN:
925
YOM:
1930
Country:
Morocco
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
While cruising over Morocco at an altitude of 3,000 metres, the engine fired and the crew elected to make an emergency landing. Aircraft crashed in flames some fifty kilometers from Cape Bojador, Morocco. Six occupants were injured while the engineer Jean Reig was killed.
Probable cause:
Engine fire.