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Crash of a Farman F.303 in Ruţbah Wells

Date & Time: Sep 17, 1932
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AJVS
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Marseille – Baghdad – Saigon
MSN:
4/7215
YOM:
1931
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While cruising at night, crew encountered sandstorm and attempted an emergency landing. Aircraft crashed some 130 km from Ruţbah Wells and was destroyed by impact forces. All seven occupants escaped unhurt.

Crash of a Farman F.303 in Syria

Date & Time: Mar 18, 1932
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AJIG
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Baghdad – Damascus
MSN:
7155.1
YOM:
1930
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing in the Syrian desert for unknown reason. While all occupants were unhurt and quickly rescued, the aircraft was probably damaged beyond repair and abandoned on site.

Crash of a Farman F.303 in Somiani

Date & Time: Sep 30, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AJVR
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Paris – Marseille – Algiers – Tunis – Benghazi – Tripoli – Cairo – Basra – Gwadar – Karachi – Agra – Allahabad – Calcutta – Akyab – Yangon – Saigon
MSN:
3/7214
YOM:
22
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route to Karachi, while flying near Somiani, crew encountered technical problems and was forced to attempt an emergency landing. Aircraft crashed and was wrecked while all four occupants were slightly injured.
Probable cause:
Unknown technical failure.