Alphonse Poirée

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Alphonse Poirée
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Born31 December 1883 Edit this on Wikidata
Cher Edit this on Wikidata
Died14 November 1922 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 38)
OccupationPilot Edit this on Wikidata

Alphonse Poirée (31 December 1883 Gron - 14 November 1922 Villepinte) was a French aviator, in the First World War, and post-war test pilot. He was awarded the Order of St. George, and Knight of the Legion of Honor .[1]

During World War I, he was attached to the Russian Army.[2] After the war, he was killed testing the Caudron C 74, when a propeller severed the tail.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. L'Aérophile: revue technique et pratique de la locomotion aérienne (in French). Blondel la Rougery. 1922.
  2. Kennett, Lee (1999-07-30). The First Air War: 1914-1918. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 978-1-4391-0545-0.
  3. "L'escadrille_582". albindenis.free.fr. Retrieved 2020-06-23.
  4. Ranter, Harro. "Accident Caudron C-74 F-ESAB, 14 Nov 1922". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2020-06-23.