Date & Time: Sep 18, 1929 at 1945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Bordeaux – Montluçon – Lyon – Geneva
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The pilot, sole on board, was completing a mail flight from Bordeaux to Geneva with intermediate stops in Montluçon and Lyon. On the leg from Montluçon to Lyon-Bron Airport, the aircraft caught fire in flight. The pilot attempted an emergency landing in an open field located in Sainte-Agathe-la-Bouteresse. Upon landing, the single engine airplane struck a ditch and came to rest upside down. The pilot Duperiez was injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Unknown in-flight fire.