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Accident description
Last updated: 6 October 2015
Date:Wednesday 13 January 1943
Type:Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-ARRF
C/n / msn: 1506
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Aguelhok (   Mali)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Gao Airport (GAQ/GAGO), Mali
Destination airport:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algeria
Crash caused by engine failure.

» Léopold GIMIE


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Distance from Gao Airport to Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport as the crow flies is 2282 km (1426 miles).

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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