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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 4 septiembre 1946
Hora:09:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3D
Operador:Air France
Registración: F-BAXD
Numéro de série: 42975
Año de Construcción: 1946
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 21
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 26
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) S of Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG) (   Francia)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:London-Croydon Airport (-/-), Reino Unido
Descripción:
The DC-3 lost height and crashed onto a factory.
Air France's first air hostess, Paulette Vavasseur, was among the fatalities.

Fuentes:
» 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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Douglas DC-3

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