Accident Latécoère 26-6 F-AJCL, 25 Jan 1930
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28121
 
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Date:25-JAN-1930
Time:night
Type:Latécoère 26-6
Owner/operator:Aéropostale
Registration: F-AJCL
MSN: 691
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean Sea -   Morocco
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Casablanca
Destination airport:Alicante
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Disappeared after encountered adverse weather with thunderstorms while flying between Rabat and Tangiers at night and the crew decided to land at Tangiers. The radio ground staff picked up their last message and heard an engine noise. The storm then became so violent that the pylons of the radio station had to be shut down. A few weeks later mail bags washed ashore on beaches of Mostaganem, Algeria and Melilla. Pilot Alphonse Jean Bruyère and radio-operator Léopold Aubry (31).

Sources:

Léopold Aubry
https://www.aerosteles.net/stelefr-chaponnay-bruyere

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A9opold_Aubry


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
21-Jan-2019 12:51 Sergey L. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
27-Mar-2019 23:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
28-Mar-2019 20:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
25-Dec-2019 21:45 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Dec-2019 09:28 TB Updated [Location]
10-Jan-2023 20:02 SPLAN Updated [Source, Narrative]

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