London-Paris air disaster | Register

From The Times: April 8, 1922
A terrible airplane collision occurred this afternoon at Thieulloy St Antoine, near Grandvilliers. Two airplanes of the London-Paris passenger service, an English machine belonging to the newly started Daimler Line and a French Goliath, came into collision owing to fog, and six out of the seven people on board were killed. The English machine, which was carrying copies of The Times and other newspapers to Paris, had no passengers on board. Only the pilot, named Duke, and a boy steward were in the airplane. The French machine carried three passengers, M Bouriez and Mr and Mrs Jules Bruce, of New York, besides the pilot and a mechanic. All were killed except the boy steward, and he is not expected

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