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Last updated: 24 September 2018
Datum:Freitag 8 Mai 1936
Flugzeugtyp:Lioré-et-Olivier H.242/1
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-ANQG
Werknummer: 10
Triebwerk: 4 Gnome-Rhône 7Kd Titan Major
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Algerian coast (   Mittelmeer)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Marignane-Berre Seaplane Base (LFTB), Frankreich
Flug nach:Algiers Harbour Seaplane Base, Algerien
The flying boat named "Ville de Nice" crashed into the Mediterranean Sea and sank. All occupants were rescued by a ship.
The accident was due to an error by the mechanic, who had inadvertently closed the fuel supply.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Marignane-Berre Seaplane Base to Algiers Harbour Seaplane Base as the crow flies is 759 km (475 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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