Accident Blériot XI , 02 Apr 1910
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17034
 
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Date:02-APR-1910
Time:
Type:Blériot XI
Owner/operator:private
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bay of Biscay off San Sebastian -   Spain
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:San Sebastian
Destination airport:San Sebastian
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The aircraft suffered engine malfunction, and inmediately a rigging cable broke, lost a wing and crashed from 50 m into the sea, killing the pilot Hubert Le Blon . The airccraft probably falled inverted an the pilot -sixth person in history killed in an aviation accident - drowned

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bl%C3%A9riot_XI
http://www.pennula.de/flugsport-luftsport-luftfahrt-luftverkehr-luftwaffe/luftsport-luftfahrt-luftverkehr-flugsport-1910/flugsport-1910-luftsport-luftverkehr-luftfahrt.htm
https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Le_Blon


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Apr-2008 11:34 Bleiente Added
13-Nov-2017 14:14 gerard57 Updated [Source]
13-Nov-2017 14:15 gerard57 Updated [Location]
18-Mar-2020 13:45 Cobar Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2021 20:46 volman Updated [Source, Narrative]

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