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Last updated: 25 September 2018
Datum:woensdag 12 december 1956
Tijd:ca 09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 708 Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air France
Registratie: F-BGNK
Constructienummer: 8
Bouwjaar: 1953
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Dannemois (   Frankrijk)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Frankrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Reims Airport (RHE/LFSR), Frankrijk
Viscount F-BGNK departed Paris-Orly at 08:49 for a training flight to Reims. The aircraft climbed to an altitude of about 3000 feet, just above the cloud layer and continued VFR to Reims. At 08:58 clearance was requested and given to climb to 5000 feet in order to remain VFR above the cloud layer. A little later eyewitnesses saw the aircraft crash at a steep angle of descent.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A loss of control in flight, the initial cause of which it has not been possible to establish."


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Paris-Orly Airport en Reims Airport bedraagt 138 km (86 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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