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Crash of a Bloch MB.210 in Saint-Martin-d’Août: 2 killed

Date & Time: Dec 15, 1939 at 1310 LT
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Registration:
183
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Survivors:
Yes
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Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
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Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
En route, unknown technical problems forced the crew to abandon the aircraft that crashed in an open field located 30 km north of Valence. Four crewmen were rescued while two others were killed as their parachute did not open. Crew from the 51st Bomb Squad.