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Last updated: 22 October 2017
Fecha:jueves 13 agosto 1942
Tipo:Lioré-et-Olivier H.246.1
Operador:Air France
Registración: F-AREJ
Numéro de série: 403
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Hispano-Suiza 12Xirs
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Algiers (   Argelia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Marignane-Berre Seaplane Base (LFTB), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Algiers Harbour Seaplane Base, Argelia
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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