Date & Time: May 25, 1932
Type of aircraft:
Farman F.190
Operator:
Registration:
F-AJRY
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Brindisi – Paris
MSN:
7203
YOM:
18
Country:
Italy
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
On 17MAY1932, the French ship christened 'Georges Philippar' burned and sunk in the Gulf of Aden. The survivors were evacuated to Brindisi and the French daily newspaper 'L'Excelsior' asked several pilots and crews to repatriate in France the couple Sarah Suzanne Picard and Alfred Lang-Willar, both friends of the French writer Albert Londres who died in this shipwreck. On the 25th of May 1932, both pilots Marcel Goulette and Lucien Moreau accepted to fly to Brindisi to repatriate this couple to Paris. En route, while flying east of Frosinone, crew encountered low visibility due to mist and did not realized his altitude was too low. Aircraft hit the slope of Mt Ernici located near Veroli. SAR arrived on the scene two days later, all four occupants have been killed.
Crew:
Marcel Goulette, pilot,
Lucien Moreau, pilot.
Passengers:
Sarah Suzanne Picard,
Alfred Lang-Willar.