Date & Time: Aug 8, 1937
Type of aircraft:
Farman F.190
Registration:
CS-AAV
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Lisbon - Lisbon
YOM:
1930
Country:
Portugal
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
4
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft left Lisbon in the morning to follow the regatta in Figueira da Foz. On approach, the pilot lost control of the aircraft that crashed into the sea few kilometers off shore. All five occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Failure of the ailerons control system.