Accident description
Last updated: 16 September 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 1 April 1970
Time:ca. 08:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III
Operator:Royal Air Maroc - RAM
Registration: CN-CCV
C/n / msn: 32
First flight: 1960
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 56 / Occupants: 76
Total:Fatalities: 61 / Occupants: 82
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Berrechid (   Morocco) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Agadir-Inezgane Airport (AGA/GMAA), Morocco
Destination airport:Casablanca-Nouasseur Airport (CMN/GMMN), Morocco
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed on approach when it lost control at a height of about 500 feet. The fuselage broke in two.
It operated on a flight from Agadir to Paris, France with an intermediate stop at Casablanca.


Sources:
» Flight International 09.04.1970 (584)


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Distance from Agadir-Inezgane Airport to Casablanca-Nouasseur Airport as the crow flies is 378 km (236 miles).

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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