Date & Time: Dec 12, 1927
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIGM
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Antibes – Ajaccio – Tunis
MSN:
01
YOM:
1926
Country:
Italy
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While flying on the leg from Ajaccio to Tunis and overflying the Mediterranean Sea, crew encountered engine problems and ditched the aircraft off Ustica Island, north of Palermo. Crew was rescued three days later and the aircraft was recovered but was considered as written off.
Crew:
Jean Ponce, pilot,
Mr. Maillard, mechanic.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.