Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 30 October 1951
Type:SNCASO SO.30P Bretagne
Operator:Air Algérie
Registration: F-OAIY
C/n / msn: 12
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 30
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 34
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) (   France) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), France
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The right main gear suddenly retracted during the takeoff roll. The aircraft slewed and caught fire.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The cause of the sudden retraction of the right leg of the main landing gear could not be determined."

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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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