Accident Morane-Saulnier MS 406 n°76,
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Date:Wednesday 3 January 1940
Type:Morane-Saulnier MS 406
Owner/operator:GC III/7 Armée de l'Air
Registration: n°76
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Plichancourt, Marne -   France
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Vitry-le-François
Destination airport:
Sgt Gontran Cahen of GC III/7 took off from Vitry-le-François at 14:45hrs for a routine patrol. At 15:30hrs, while cruising over the airfield, his Morane 406 n°76 took fire and then crashed at Plichancourt (Marne), killing him.


"Ils étaient là. L’Armée de l’Air septembre 1939 - juin 1940", by Jacqueline and Paul Martin, ISBN 2-9514567-2-7

Revision history:

03-Jan-2017 15:28 Laurent Rizzotti Added
04-Jan-2017 11:28 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Dec-2019 16:35 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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