Narrative:The aircraft struck a rocky cliff in thick fog.
|Date:||Monday 22 April 1985|
|C/n / msn:|| 43834/379|
|First flight:|| 1953|
|Engines:|| 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Total:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Perpignan (France)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS/LFML), France|
|Destination airport:||Perpignan Airport (PGF/LFMP), France|
» PZC 23.04.1985
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 Marseille-Marignane Airport to Perpignan Airport as the crow flies is 204 km (127 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.