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Last updated: 28 November 2015
Datum:Freitag 3 November 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749 Constellation
Kennzeichen: VT-CQP
Werknummer: 2506
Baujahr: 1948
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 40 / Insassen: 40
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 48 / Insassen: 48
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mont Blanc (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Cairo (unknown airport), Ägypten
Flug nach:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA/LSGG), Schweiz
Flugnummer: 245
Air-India flight 245 departed Bombay on a flight to London with several intermediate stops. While descending towards Geneva, the airplane flew into the side of Mont Blanc at an elevation of 15.000 feet.
The wreckage was located November 5.

» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 51)


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