Date & Time: Jul 26, 1922
Type of aircraft:
Breguet 14
Operator:
Registration:
F-ALVE
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Casablanca - Toulouse
MSN:
117
YOM:
1922
Country:
Spain
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
While cruising east of Grenade, Spain, pilot encountered engine problems and elected to make an emergency landing in Guadix, some 40 km east of Grenade. At low altitude, aircraft hit the cable of a telephone line and crashed in flames. All three occupants were killed.
Crew:
Gaston Méchin, pilot
Passenger:
Mr. de Courson de la Villeneuve 1.
Probable cause:
It seems that the engine problem was caused by a water pump failure.