|AVIATION PIONEER (FRANCE)|
BORN 1902 - DIED 3 Oct 1934, Amiens (near)|
GRAVE LOCATION St.-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis: CimietiŤre Parisien: Nouveau CimetiŤre (division 14)
Gustave Lemoine of one of France's best-known test pilots. He was the holder of several world records. One of them was reaching a height of 13,660 meters (44,816 feet) in a Potez 50 on 28 Sep 1933.
When a new bomber he was testing got out of control near Amiens he leaped from the plane, but his parachute failed to open and he was killed.
SAINT-OUEN (93) : cimeti√®re parisien (partie r√©cente) - Cimeti√®res de France et d'ailleurs