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Accident
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Datum:Samstag 28 Januar 1956
Zeit:00:17
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-BCYK
Werknummer: 4509
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2 km (1.3 Meilen) S of Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN) (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE/LFMN), Frankreich
Flug nach:Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN/LFLY), Frankreich
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 was on a nighttime approach to Lyon when it struck telephone cables, lost control and crashed. The airplane operated on the night time mail route from Nice (NCE) to Paris with intermediate stops at Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN) and Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS).

Informationsquelle:
» Drames aeriens dans le departement du Rhone


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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 Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport to Lyon-Bron Airport as the crow flies is 290 km (181 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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