Narrative:The right hand main gear collapsed on landing at Lyon (LYN). The right wing struck the ground and the forward fuselage section separated during the accident.
|Date:||Saturday 8 January 1949|
|C/n / msn:|| 12101|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN) ( France)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algeria|
|Destination airport:||Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN/LFLY), France|
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Distance from Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport to Lyon-Bron Airport as the crow flies is 1008 km (630 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.