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Accident
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 20 abril 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-1-DO (DC-4)
Operador:Air France
Registración: F-BELK
Numéro de série: 7451
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca In Salah Airport (INZ) (   Argelia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG), Argelia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:In Salah Airport (INZ/DAUI), Argelia
Descripción:
The Air France DC-4 operated on a flight from Algiers (ALG) to Tamanrasset Airport (TMR) via In Salah (INZ). The crew attempted to land at In Salah in the middle of a sand storm. The main undercarriage struck a rocky dune, tearing off the landing gear and both inner (no.2 and no.3 engines). The airplane landed on its belly.



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Map
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 Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport to In Salah Airport as the crow flies is 1045 km (653 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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