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.