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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 6 Januar 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3D
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-BAXC
Werknummer: 42972
Baujahr: 1946
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Gonesse (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR), Belgien
Flug nach:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
Struck trees while on final approach to Le Bourget Airport.
Pilot error and bad weather were contributing factors in the accident.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Disasters / D. Gero


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Distance from Brussel-Zaventem Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 258 km (161 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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