Date & Time: Dec 23, 1946
Type of aircraft:
Airspeed AS.65 Consul
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
London-Gatwick – Geneva
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While flying southeast of Troyes, the crew encountered technical problems with the engines and was forced to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed in a swamp located in Villemorien. All nine occupants (among them a six months old baby) were injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond.
Double engine failure caused by a fuel exhaustion.