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Last updated: 12 November 2018
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Date:Tuesday 29 December 1953
Time:22:19
Type:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2501 Noratlas
Operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: 2/F-SDAC
C/n / msn: 2
First flight:
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pic de Costabonne, Pyrénées Mountains (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mont-De-Marsan Airport (LFBM), France
Narrative:
The Noratlas transport plane went missing over the Pyrénées Mountains during a flight from Algeria to Mont-De-Marsan Air Base in France.
A search party of Spanish civil guards found the wreckage January 5, 1954.

Sources:
» Aérosteles : Lieux de mémoire aéronautique
» L'Unita 31-12-1953


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