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Crash of a Latécoère 25-3R in Berre-l'Étang

Date & Time: Mar 20, 1934 at 0500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AISB
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Marseille - Barcelona
MSN:
650
YOM:
1928
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff, while climbing, aircraft crashed in a marshy field located in Berre-l'Étang, some 12 km north of the airport. While both pilots were injured, aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Latécoère 25/3R in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer: 1 killed

Date & Time: Dec 10, 1932 at 0500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIUT
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Marseille - Barcelona
MSN:
712
YOM:
1928
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Aircraft left Marseille-Marignane Airport at 0450LT bound for Barcelona. Few minutes later, pilot encountered foggy conditions with low visibility and decided to reduce his altitude to maintain visual contact with the ground. Aircraft hit an obstacle and crashed in flames. While the passenger was seriously injured, the pilot Francis Simon was killed.

Crash of a Latécoère 25/3R in Saint-Gilles

Date & Time: Feb 4, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIHD
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Barcelona – Marseille
MSN:
605
YOM:
1927
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
An unknown technical failure forced the crew to attempt an emergency landing in Saint-Gilles, south of Nimes. While both occupants were uninjured, the aircraft was destroyed. Pilot: Louis Roidot.

Crash of a Latécoère 25.6 in the Mediterranean Sea: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jan 25, 1930
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AJCL
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Buenos Aires – Montevideo – Natal – Recife – Dakar – Casablanca – Alicante – Barcelona – Perpignan – Toulouse
MSN:
691
YOM:
1929
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On the leg from Casablanca to Alicante, while cruising by night between Spain and Morocco, crew encountered poor weather conditions with thunderstorm. Aircraft went out of control and crashed into the sea, maybe between Ceuta and Melilla. SAR were organized but all operations were suspended after few days as the authorities did not find any trace of the aircraft nor the crew. More than a month later, in March 1930, a mail package was found on a beach in Mostaganem.
Crew:
Alphonse Bruyère, pilot,
Léopold Aubry, radio navigator.

Crash of a Latécoère 25.3R in Kenitra

Date & Time: Jan 19, 1930
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIEJ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
609
YOM:
1926
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed on landing for unknown reasons. Both occupants injured.

Crash of a Latécoère 25.3R off Kenitra: 5 killed

Date & Time: Sep 17, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIUJ
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Toulouse – Perpignan – Barcelona – Alicante – Casablanca
MSN:
704
YOM:
1928
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Crashed into the sea some 20 km southwest off Kenitra for unknown reasons. All five occupants killed. Pilot Jean Dubois de Gennes.

Crash of a Latécoère 25.3R off Tortosa

Date & Time: Sep 12, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIRY
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Casablanca – Alicante – Barcelona – Perpignan – Toulouse
MSN:
648
YOM:
1928
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed into the sea off Tortosa for unknown reason. Pilot left Alicante at 1150LT bound for Barcelona. While the pilot Marcel Goret was unhurt, aircraft was lost.

Crash of a Latécoère 25.2R in Morocco

Date & Time: Sep 11, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIKF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Schedule:
Casablanca – Alicante – Barcelona – Perpignan – Toulouse
MSN:
632
YOM:
1927
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances in Morocco, after it departed Casablanca to Spain. Pilot fate unknown.

Crash of a Latécoère 25.2R in Sapucai: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 16, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIFX
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Posadas – Asunción
MSN:
619
YOM:
1926
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
En route, pilot encountered poor visibility due to foggy conditions. To maintain a visual contact with the ground, he decided to reduce his altitude but the aircraft hit a hill near Sapucai, some 80 km southeast of Asunción. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot Pedro Ficarelli was killed.

Crash of a Latécoère 25.3R in Malgrat de Mar

Date & Time: Dec 15, 1928 at 1900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIUU
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Casablanca – Alicante – Barcelone – Perpignan – Toulouse
MSN:
713
YOM:
1928
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot encountered technical problems en route and was forced to make an emergency landing. After landing, the aircraft caught fire and was destroyed. The pilot was unhurt.
Probable cause:
Unknown technical failure en route.