Aircraft Photo of 18 | Breguet 521 Bizerte | France - Navy | AirHistory.net #430482
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:18
Military Code:E12
Aircraft Original Type:Breguet 521 Bizerte
Aircraft Generic Type:Breguet 521 Bizerte
Aircraft Version:Breguet 521 Bizerte
C/n (msn):18
Operator / Titles:France - Navy
Unit Markings:E1
Aircraft Name:Le Grand Coureur
Location
Location:In Flight
Country:France
 
Photo Date:April 1937 to August 1939
Photo from:Peter de Jong Collection
Photo ID: 430482
Photo Comment

The Bizerte was developed from the Short Calcutta. Aéronavale squadron E1 at the Lac de Berre received the type from April 1937. Captured Bizertes were pressed into service by the German Seenotdienst (sea rescue service), and much appreciated for their seaworthiness.

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