Narrative:The DC-3 crashed just after takeoff following a wing failure.
|Date:||18 DEC 1949|
|C/n / msn:|| 10241|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Total:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France|
|Destination airport:||Brussel-Nationaal Airport (BRU/EBBR), Belgium|
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-Le Bourget Airport to Brussel-Nationaal Airport as the crow flies is 258 km (161 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.