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Accident description
Last updated: 26 May 2016
Date:Wednesday 3 February 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2501F Noratlas
Operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: 140
C/n / msn: 140
First flight:
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 36 / Occupants: 36
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Garbi (   Djibouti)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Djibouti Airport (JIB/HDAM), Djibouti
Destination airport:Djibouti Airport (JIB/HDAM), Djibouti
Struck mountain ridge.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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