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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Datum:Montag 28 November 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-BELO
Werknummer: 10391
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 33
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 38
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Saint-Just-Chaleyssin (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Frankreich
Flug nach:Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN/LFLY), Frankreich
The Air France C-54 took off from Orly (ORY) at 14:55 on a flight to Tunis via Lyon-Bron (LYN).
The C-54 was on final approach to the mist-shrouded Bron Airport when it contacted a tree on a small rise. It crashed and slid in fairly open country and caught fire.


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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 Paris-Orly Airport to Lyon-Bron Airport as the crow flies is 383 km (240 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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