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Last updated: 20 October 2021
Fecha:viernes 26 agosto 1921
Tipo:Farman F.60 Goliath
Operador:SNETA - Syndicat National d'Etude du Transport Aérienne
Registración: O-BLAN
Numéro de série: 17
Año de Construcción: 1920
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5,6 km (3.5 milles) de la costa de Calais [The English Channel] (   Francia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Brussel-Haren Airport, Bélgica
A Farman F.60 Goliath, operating a mail flight from London-Croydon Airport, U.K., to Brussel-Haren Airport, Belgium, ditched in The English Channel off the coast of Calais, France. Both occupants, the pilot and mechanic, were reported missing.
Media reports at the time suggested there was a fire on board prior to the ditching.

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Distance from London-Croydon Airport to Brussel-Haren Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (199 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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