Date & Time: Jun 6, 1924 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Potez 9
Operator:
Registration:
F-ADBC
Flight Phase:
Flight
Schedule:
Vienna - Prague
MSN:
157
YOM:
1921
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
En route from Vienna to Prague, while cruising some 80 km west of Brno, pilot encountered engine problem and lost control of the aircraft which stalled and crashed in flames in an open field. Both passengers were killed instantly while the pilot was seriously injured. He died from his injuries a day later at hospital in Jihlava.
Crew:
Aimé Grasset, pilot.
Passengers:
Otakar Ludvig,
Franz Kaufmann.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.