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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 10 December 1935
Type:Potez 62
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-ANPH
C/n / msn: 3845 / 2
First flight:
Engines: 2 Gnome-Rhône 14Kirs Mistral Major
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Auxerre (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lyon (unknown airport), France
Destination airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Narrative:
A Potez 62 passenger plane was damaged beyond repair in an accident near Auxerre, France. The airplane, named "Cormoran", operated on a flight from Marseille to Paris via Lyon. En route near Morvan one of the engines lost power. It was snowing at the time and several minutes later the second engine lost power. The pilot carried out a forced landing. The airplane crash-landed and caught fire. All aboard escaped alive.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Le Petit journal 11-12-1935


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