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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 28 Mai 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Betrieben durch:Centre d'Exploitation Postal
Gemietet von :Air France
Kennzeichen: F-BFCP
Werknummer: 10346
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Frankreich
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The C-54 swung to the right during the takeoff roll at a speed of 70 mph. The takeoff was continued but the aircraft traveled 600 m 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 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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