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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74679
Last updated: 12 November 2018
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Date:20-MAY-1948
Time:
Type:Handley Page Halifax C.8
Owner/operator:Société Auxiliaire de Navigation Aérienne (SANA)
Registration: F-BCJT
C/n / msn: 1393
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Paris-Le Bourget Airport, Gonesse, 6 nm NNE of Paris -   France
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB)
Narrative:
EX-RAF Halifax C.VIII PP331: First civil registered in the UK as G-AHWL on 24.10.1947 to Anglo-French Distributors Ltd., London (and based at Gatwick Airport). UK registration G-AHWL cancelled by the CAA on 25.10.1947 (next day) as "sold abroad". Re-registered in France as F-BCJT to Société Auxiliaire de Navigation Aérienne (SANA), based at Paris-Le Bourget.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 20.5.1948 when crash landed at Paris-Le Bourget Airport, Gonesse, 6 nautical miles North-North-East of Paris. No injuries reported to the crew of three.

French registration G-BCJT cancelled belatedly on 23.10.1953 for the reason: "Destroyed"

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1948/archives/crash-of-a-handley-page-h-p-70-halifax-in-paris-france-2/]
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20120928112413/http://www.immat.aviation-civile.gouv.fr:80/immat/servlet/aeronef_liste.html
3. http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/HistoricalMaterial/G-AHWL.pdf
4. http://halifax346et347.canalblog.com/archives/les_halifax_ii_v_iii_vi_et_vii_/index.html
5. http://m.aerialvisuals.ca/AirframeDossier.php?Serial=1537


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jun-2010 13:00 TB Added
27-Jan-2014 18:55 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Narrative]
11-Mar-2017 00:03 Dr.John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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