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Type:Voisin Biplane
Owner/operator:French Army
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Boulogne-sur-Mer -   France
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Boulogne-sur-Mer
Destination airport:Boulogne-sur-Mer
French aviation pioneer and army officer Capt. Louis Ferdinand Ferber died in a fatal accident when one wing of his Voisin biplane struck the ground during a turn at low altitude. The first French military aviation death


archive Bleiente
"The Use of Accidents", Flight, 28 January 1911
Algemeen Handelsblad

Revision history:

02-Apr-2008 09:27 Bleiente Added
13-Dec-2017 13:13 Air Command Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2020 17:24 Cobar Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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