Date & Time: Dec 17, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Latécoère 300
Operator:
Registration:
F-AKCU
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Test
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Marseille - Marseille
MSN:
01
YOM:
1931
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed while attempting its first test flight in the Etang de Berre, northwest of Marseilles, in unknown circumstances. All six occupants were slightly injured while the float plane was considered as damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
It seems the accident was caused by a weight & balance problem.