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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2016
Date:Monday 1 September 1941
Type:Bloch 220
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-AQNL
C/n / msn: 12
First flight: 1938
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS) (   France)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS/LFML), France
Destination airport:Toulouse (unknown airport), France
The aircraft crashed into a pond after engine failure during takeoff.



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