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Accident description
Last updated: 26 November 2015
Date:Monday 7 March 1938
Type:Potez 62
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-ANQR
C/n / msn: 4031 / 12
First flight:
Engines: 2 Gnome-Rhône 14Kirs Mistral Major
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Datia, Madhya Pradesh (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Destination airport:Jodhpur Airport (JDH), India
Crashed and burst into flames shortly after take-off from Calcutta/Dum Dum. Flight: Hanoi - Calcutta - Paris. Named "La Tapageuse".



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Distance from Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport to Jodhpur Airport as the crow flies is 1598 km (999 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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