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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87296
Last updated: 13 September 2021
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Type:Blériot XI
Owner/operator:Greek army
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langadas -   Greece
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Torn appart by a thunderstorm. Both occupants fell to ground from high altitude. Pilot was Emmanuel Argyropoulos the first Greek Civil Aviator and Observer was Konstantinos Manos, the first recorded Greek Civil Passenger. See 17-04-1913,April 4 is the date according to the Julian Calender.


Newspaper "Empros", 6-April-1913, page 4 (available through )
"Ellenika Ftera", (Greek Wings),book by Airman Helias Kartalamakis,Athens 1983

Revision history:

06-Jan-2011 02:20 nikitas Added
27-Apr-2011 06:04 AGV Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-Jan-2020 10:43 Air Command Updated [Aircraft type]
05-Mar-2020 13:44 Cobar Updated [Narrative]

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