Accident description
Last updated: 23 July 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 9 July 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Aigle Azur
Registration: F-BFGL
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)
Location:Casablanca (   Morocco)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Casablanca (unknown airport), Morocco
Destination airport:Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal
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.
The airplane operated on a flight from Paris, France to Dakar, Senegal with several intermediate stops. It had just taken off from Casablanca.


Sources:
» The Palm Beach Post - Jul 10, 1950


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