Narrative:A Douglas C-47A-DL, operated by Aigle Azur, was destroyed in an accident near Casablanca, Morocco. Seven of the 29 occupants survived the accident.
|Date:||Sunday 9 July 1950|
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
|C/n / msn:|| 13824|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 25|
|Total:||Fatalities: 22 / Occupants: 29 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Casablanca (unknown airport), Morocco|
|Destination airport:||Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal|
The airplane operated on a flight from Paris, France to Dakar, Senegal with several intermediate stops. It had just taken off from Casablanca.
» The Palm Beach Post - Jul 10, 1950
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.