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Last updated: 28 September 2021
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Datum:Freitag 26 August 1921
Zeit:13:32
Flugzeugtyp:Farman F.60 Goliath
Fluggesellschaft:SNETA - Syndicat National d'Etude du Transport Aérienne
Kennzeichen: O-BLAN
Werknummer: 17
Baujahr: 1920
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5,6 km (3.5 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Calais [The English Channel] (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Brussel-Haren Airport, Belgien
Unfallbericht:
A Farman F.60 Goliath, operating a mail flight from London-Croydon Airport, U.K., to Brussel-Haren Airport, Belgium, ditched in The English Channel off the coast of Calais, France. Both occupants, the pilot and mechanic, were reported missing.
Media reports at the time suggested there was a fire on board prior to the ditching.

Informationsquelle:
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Distance from London-Croydon Airport to Brussel-Haren Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (199 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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