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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240139
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:11-SEP-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIRA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Mirage IIIB
Owner/operator:CEV
Registration: 216
MSN: 216
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:BA Mont-de-Marsan (Landes) -   France
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Overturned at the end of the runway as it was about to take-off. Both pilots suffered serious injuries. Cap Georges Popov died. Airplane used at ground trainer.

Sources:

Le Monde 13 September 1963
https://www.forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/MirageIII.html
https://www.aerosteles.net/stelefr-mdm-popov

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 Dec 1973 BD16 Belgische Luchtmacht 2 nr Liège (Luik) w/o


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Aug-2020 14:08 TB Added
29-Aug-2020 15:46 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
29-Aug-2020 17:12 TB Updated [Phase, Damage, Narrative]
29-Aug-2020 17:32 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Sep-2020 13:53 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative, Accident report]

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