Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 28 May 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Operating for:Centre d'Exploitation Postal
Leased from:Air France
Registration: F-BFCP
C/n / msn: 10346
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) (   France) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), France
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-54 swung to the right during the takeoff roll at a speed of 70mph. The takeoff was continued but the aircraft traveled 600m off the runway and struck some obstacles before coming to rest. The flight engineer had placed the main fuel selectors in a 'half-on' position which corresponded with the 'On' position in five of the DC-4 aircraft of the company.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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