Incident Voisin Biplane 59,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 305382
 
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Date:Friday 8 July 1910
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Type:Voisin Biplane
Owner/operator:Baroness Raymonde de Laroche
Registration: 59
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Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Champ d'Aviation La Brayelle, North of Reims -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft, a Voisin Biplane, was Nº 59 participant in the 2me Grande Semaine de l'Aviation de la Champagne. Owner and pilot Mrs.Elisa Deroche, nicknamed Baroness Raymonde de Laroche. She was the first female in the world to obtain a Flight License 8th March 1910)(Not first to fly an aircraft, Thérèse Peltier 1908). She was badly injured, but recovered after several months. Sadly, she was killed 18th July 1919 at Le Crotoy airfield, intending to co-test pilot an experimental Caudron aircraft

Sources:

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89lisa_Deroche
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grande_Semaine_d%27aviation_de_la_Champagne


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