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Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2016
Date:Monday 26 January 1948
Type:SNCASE SE.161/P7 Languedoc
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-BCUC
C/n / msn: 29
First flight: 1946
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 8 km S of Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG) (   France)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Destination airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Crashed into furniture factory in the Romainville suburb of Paris. The crew had just shut down an engine during a training flight.
Two workmen in the building were injured.

» Cairns Post - Wednesday 28 January 1948


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