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The perils of the air.

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Record ID
NZG-19091117-29-3

Photographer
New Zealand Graphic
Topical, photo. New Zealand Graphic Topical, photo.
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Date
17 November 1909

Date Period
1900-1909

Subjects
Airships, Disasters, Roch, Mr, Marchal, Mr, MendonAirshipsDisastersRoch, MrMarchal, MrMendon
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Taken from the NZ Graphic, 17 November 1909, p29

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Description
Photos from the recent airship crash in Mendon, France, when the four crew were all killed. (1) General Roch (pointing) inspecting the crash. (2) Captain Marchal, who was killed. (3) The airship lifting off at the beginning of the flight.