Date & Time: May 23, 1928 at 1307 LT
Type of aircraft:
Farman F.63bis Goliath
Registration:
F-AEIE
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Paris – Cologne – Berlin
Country:
Germany
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Aircraft left Paris-Le Bourget Airport at 0934LT on a flight to Berlin with an intermediate stop in Cologne where it arrived at 1225LT. Crew refueled the aircraft with 700 liters gasoline and took off at 1305LT. Two minutes after takeoff, while climbing to a height of 500 meters three km from airport, aircraft nosed down and crashed in flames in a field. All three occupants were killed instantly.
Crew:
Mr. Charpentier, pilot, and one mechanic.
Passenger:
Mrs. Marck.