Date & Time: Dec 12, 1939 at 1310 LT
Type of aircraft:
Wibault 283
Operator:
Registration:
F-AMTT
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lyon – Paris
MSN:
10
YOM:
1934
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
While overflying Saint-Chamond, near Saint-Etienne, black smoke was coming from the aircraft that crashed ten minutes later in Fontclause, near Caloire, east of Saint-Etienne. The captain survived while all four other occupants were killed.
Crew:
Maurice Suau, pilot,
Charles Deguin, copilot,
Roger Pehau, engineer, †
Marie Robert Peperiot, radio navigator, †
Albert Legendre, engineer. †