Mid-air collision Accident Breguet , 19 Jun 1912
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Date:19-JUN-1912
Time:10:20
Type:Breguet
Owner/operator:French Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Douai/La Brayelle Aerodrome -   France
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Douai/La Brayelle Aerodrome
Destination airport:Douai/La Brayelle Aerodrome
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The first fatal mid-air collision occurred in Douai, France, on 19 June 1912. Captain Marcel Dubois and Lieutenant Albert Peignan, both of the French Army, were killed when their aircraft collided in mid-air in early morning haze.

Sources:

http://earlyaviators.com/edubois.htm
http://albindenis.free.fr/Site_escadrille/debut_aviation_militaire4.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2018 08:33 harro Added
12-Mar-2020 19:35 Cobar Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator]

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