Narrative:Plane named "Emeraude" crashed due to snowstorm. Probable cause was icing.
|Date:||Monday 15 January 1934|
|C/n / msn:|| 01|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7|
|Total:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10 |
|Aircraft damage:|| Destroyed|
|Aircraft fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Corbigny ( France)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN/LFLY), France|
|Destination airport:||Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France|
The airplane had departed Saigon on January 5, bound for Paris. Stops were made amongst others at Karachi and Baghdad. On January 15 the airplane arrived at Marseille. It then landed at Lyon at 16:20 and took off again at 18:15, bound for Paris.
Loss of control
» Soerabaijasch handelsblad (16-01-1934)
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Lyon-Bron Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 404 km (252 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.