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Rally Charlemagne 1988 Fatal Crash (VIDEO)

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Rally Charlemagne 1988 Fatal Crash (VIDEO)

Post by mattia2 » 1 year ago

Recently @Sedre sent me some videos to download from Ina. One of them was this one.

https://bit.ly/2QGyrfo (uploaded on my mega account, is ready to be added to the archive)

We know for sure that it was fatal, but both of us didn't manage to understand if the driver or co driver was injuried, or was one (or more) spectators to be injuried. I hope that someone will manage to get more info on this one.

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Post by hollie3sa » 1 year ago

Was there no commentary?

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Post by mattia2 » 1 year ago

hollie3sa wrote:
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Was there no commentary?
Yes, the video originally has an empty audio file. I've cutted it out when i've assembled it because it was useless.

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Post by mattia2 » 1 year ago

By the way, on EWRC Result there isn't much about this crash, and doesn't have a page on MM.Org.

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Post by Sedre » 1 year ago

Update on this accident: crew involved were #35 Mercier-Bailleul (given names are unknown to me): https://sportauto-passion.skyrock.com/3 ... GAGES.html

According to another video from INA archives with interview of rally organizers, deceased person was spectator. Unfortunately, French Death Index reports too many deaths in Nord commune on 5-6 November 1988 so I couldn't say exact date of death and name of deceased person.

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Post by hollie3sa » 1 year ago

Sedre wrote:
1 year ago
Update on this accident: crew involved were #35 Mercier-Bailleul (given names are unknown to me): https://sportauto-passion.skyrock.com/3 ... GAGES.html

According to another video from INA archives with interview of rally organizers, deceased person was spectator. Unfortunately, French Death Index reports too many deaths in Nord commune on 5-6 November 1988 so I couldn't say exact date of death and name of deceased person.
Could you share the video with the interview? If it's of any interest

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Post by Sedre » 1 year ago

hollie3sa wrote:
1 year ago
Sedre wrote:
1 year ago
Update on this accident: crew involved were #35 Mercier-Bailleul (given names are unknown to me): https://sportauto-passion.skyrock.com/3 ... GAGES.html

According to another video from INA archives with interview of rally organizers, deceased person was spectator. Unfortunately, French Death Index reports too many deaths in Nord commune on 5-6 November 1988 so I couldn't say exact date of death and name of deceased person.
Could you share the video with the interview? If it's of any interest
I'll send link to @mattia2 later as he knows how to download it.

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Post by mattia2 » 1 year ago

I'll check it out tomorrow!

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Post by Sedre » 11 months ago

Two spectators were killed in accident on 5 November 1988: https://www.lavoixdunord.fr/art/region/ ... 3b0n849429

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Post by Jesper Hvid » 11 months ago

In the past, I've added entries to mmorg with less info than you have already gathered, so this is already a success, if such a word may be used, even without the actual names. Have you sent the info to Nanni?
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Post by Sedre » 11 months ago

Jesper Hvid wrote:
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In the past, I've added entries to mmorg with less info than you have already gathered, so this is already a success, if such a word may be used, even without the actual names. Have you sent the info to Nanni?
Yes, however, I sent information that only one spectator was killed. When this entry will be added to MM.org, I'll notice Nanni about second person.

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