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Last updated: 25 September 2018
Datum:Donnerstag 13 August 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Lioré-et-Olivier H.246.1
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-AREJ
Werknummer: 403
Triebwerk: 4 Hispano-Suiza 12Xirs
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Algiers (   Algerien)
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 was en route from Marseille to Algiers when it was attacked by Hawker Hurricane fighters of the Royal Air Force.
It managed to reach Algiers harbour but sank after landing.

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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).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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