Incident Fokker F.VIIa G-EBPL,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121008
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Date:Wednesday 12 January 1927
Type:Fokker F.VIIa
Registration: G-EBPL
MSN: 4938
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Estaires, near Merville, Nord Department -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey (EGCR)
Destination airport:Schipol Airport, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Previously owned by a British Operator, the aircraft was recovered by Fokker and was on its delivery flight from Croydon to Amsterdam. While cruising south of Lille, France, crew encountered bad weather conditions and decided to make an emergency landing. Aircraft eventually came to rest in a field in Estaires, near Merville. While both occupants were uninjured, aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair; broken up for parts to rebuilt H-NAEB and H-NADX.



Revision history:

09-Mar-2011 03:13 Johnny Johnny Added
31-Mar-2011 15:45 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
31-Mar-2011 15:47 TB Updated [Source]
09-Apr-2019 14:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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