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Last updated: 20 March 2018
Datum:Dienstag 3 September 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-BAOB
Werknummer: 11714
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Køge (   Dänemark)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:København-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Dänemark
Flug nach:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Frankreich
The Douglas DC-3A impacted terrain near Køge, Denmark, follwing an engine fire. The fire originated from a fuel leak.


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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 København-Kastrup Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 1005 km (628 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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Douglas DC-3

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