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Last updated: 20 April 2018
Fecha:martes 13 noviembre 1951
Hora:ca 13:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-82A-FA Packet
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 45-57801
Numéro de série: 10171
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 30 / Ocupantes: 30
Total:Fatalidades: 36 / Ocupantes: 36
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:32 km (20 milles) SW of Clermont-Ferrand (   Francia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Frankfurt-Rhein-Main AFB (FRF/EDAF), Alemania
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD/LFBD), Francia
The C-82 Packet flew into the side of the Mt.Dore in poor weather. The pilot had received weather and winds for 8,000 feet but flew the flight at 6,000 feet
and then failed to account for wind drift during the flight which put the flight off track.

» Fairchild C-82 Packet website / Simon Beck


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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 Frankfurt-Rhein-Main AFB to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport as the crow flies is 900 km (563 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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