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Accident
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 1 agosto 1948
Tipo:Latécoère 631
Operador:Air France
Registración: F-BDRC
Numéro de série: 6
Año de Construcción: 1947-11-09 (9 months)
Motores: 6 Wright R-2600-A5B Cyclone
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 40 / Ocupantes: 40
Total:Fatalidades: 52 / Ocupantes: 52
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:c 1900 km W off Dakar, Senegal (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Fort de France Hydrobase, Martinica
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Port-Étienne Airport (NDB/GQPP), Mauritania
Descripción:
The flying boat named "Lionel de Marnier", crashed at sea.

Fuentes:
» Air-Britain Casualty Compendium Part 47


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Distance from Fort de France Hydrobase to Port-Étienne Airport as the crow flies is 4675 km (2922 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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