ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179776
Last updated: 23 June 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:08-MAY-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170
Owner/operator:private
Registration: HB-CAR
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ligny-en-Barrois, Meuse -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:LSZH Zürich
Destination airport:EGCR London-Croydon
Narrative:
In bad weather the aircraft hit a tree with a wing, crashed and burned. The pilot was killed and his passenger was carried to hospital. The next day reassuring news concerning his state were given.

Sources:

Feuille d'Avis de Lausanne 107, 9.5.1951, p.24: Text
Tribune de Lausanne 131, 12.5.1951, p.3: Foto


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Sep-2015 16:11 sparrow9 Added
10-Sep-2018 19:38 TB Updated [Operator, Location]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description