Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Date:Thursday 6 November 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54B-1-DC
Operator:Union Aéromaritime de Transport
Registration: F-BFVO
C/n / msn: 10498
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lake Chad (   Chad) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Fort Lamy Airport (NDJ/FTTJ), Chad
Destination airport:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Lebanon



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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 Fort Lamy Airport to Beirut International Airport as the crow flies is 3163 km (1977 miles).

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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