Accident description
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 2 May 1939
Type:Dewoitine D.338
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-ARIC
C/n / msn: 25
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:nr Argana (   Morocco) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal
Destination airport:Casablanca (unknown airport), Morocco
Narrative:
Crashed after encountering sudden icing conditions en route Dakar - Casablanca - Paris.

Sources:
» Le Dewoitine D.338, fleuron de la flotte d'Air France à la veille de la guerre


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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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