On March 2, 1931 a single Farman 190, called "Alsa" took-off from Paris with a crew of two; (Ernest) Christian Moench and Johanny Burtin. Covering a distance of 2,800km on March 21 at 15:05 they arrived in Tokyo's Tachikawa airport where they were greeted by an enthusiastic crowd.
Athens/Greece (3/3, 18:45)
Karachi - British India (now Pakistan) (10/3 take-off )
Bangkok - Thailand (13/3 12:00 arrival)
Hong Kong - China (17/3 take-off)
made emergency landing the same day in Shantou-China due to heavy fog
Shantou (18/3 take-off)
Shanghai (18/3 arrival)
Seoul - Korea (19/3 arrival)
Seoul (21/3 take-off)
Two days later they took-off from Tachikawa, at 07:08, and arrived back to Le Bourget airport of Paris on April 19.
The Farman 190, No.52, serial number 7222, registration F-ALAP
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