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Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Datum:Samstag 1 Februar 1947
Zeit:ca 19:15
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DK (DC-3C)
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-BAXQ
Werknummer: 25251/13806
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:21 km (13.1 Meilen) N of Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS) (   Portugal)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD/LFBD), Frankreich
Flug nach:Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport (LIS/LPPT), Portugal
Unfallbericht:
Flew into the Serra de Sintra while approaching Lisbon in bad weather.
The airplane operated on a flight from Paris to Lisbon via Bordeaux.

Informationsquelle:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 45)
» Douglas DC-3 Production List (Issue no. 28)


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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 Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport to Lisboa-Portela de Sacavém Airport as the crow flies is 961 km (601 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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