Date & Time: Oct 25, 1930
Type of aircraft:
Blériot Spad 56
Operator:
Registration:
F-AIYA
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Paris – Marseille
MSN:
18/4411
YOM:
1929
Location:
Sens
Yonne
Country:
France
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot departed Paris-Le Bourget Airport on a mail flight to Marseille. After takeoff, the pilote René Charpentier continued to the south and after passing over Fontainebleau, while approaching Sens, he encountered unknown technical problems and attempted to make an emergency landing. The aircraft crashed in a prairie and was damaged beyond repair. The pilot was unhurt.
Probable cause:
Unknown technical failure.