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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 4 September 1946
Zeit:09:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3D
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-BAXD
Werknummer: 42975
Baujahr: 1946
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 21
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 26
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5 km (3.1 Meilen) S of Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG) (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Frankreich
Flug nach:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 lost height and crashed onto a factory.
Air France's first air hostess, Paulette Vavasseur, was among the fatalities.

Informationsquelle:
» Early Aviation Disasters / D. Gero, 2011
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 43)


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Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to London-Croydon Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (200 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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