Accident Blériot XI , 01 May 1911
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17427
 
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Date:01-MAY-1911
Time:
Type:Blériot XI
Owner/operator:Imperial Russian Army
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sevastopol -   Russia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sevastopol
Destination airport:Sevastopol
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed, pilot Matievitch and his brother killed.
Cause - a strong gust of wind. Pilot turned off the engine during landing. A gust of wind has provoked a sharp increase in the angle of attack followed by entry into a tailspin because of the loss of speed. Height was about 50 m. The aircraft collided with a stone wall and collapsed.

Sources:

archive Bleiente
http://76.163.106.187/index.php?PHPSESSID=cbb6d8fbc80ec756bbfc2cce19eb6345&topic=248.0
De Telegraaf
03-05-1911









Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Apr-2008 03:55 Bleiente Added
07-Oct-2011 10:41 krasatpi Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2020 22:26 Cobar Updated [Date, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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