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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2016
Date:Wednesday 19 June 1957
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: 68
C/n / msn: 68
First flight:
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bouinane (   Algeria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Blida Airport (DAAB), Algeria
Flew into a mountainside in fog.

» The Lewiston Daily Sun - Jun 20, 1957
» The Canberra Times - Jun 21, 1957


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