Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 1 September 1941
Time:13:35
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) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS/LFML), France
Destination airport:Toulouse (unknown airport), France
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed into a pond after engine failure during takeoff.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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