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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Date:Monday 15 January 1934
Time:ca 19:30
Type:Dewoitine D.332
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-AMMY
MSN: 01
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Corbigny (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN/LFLY), France
Destination airport:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), France
Plane named "Emeraude" crashed due to snowstorm. Probable cause was icing.
The airplane had departed Saigon on January 5, bound for Paris. Stops were made amongst others at Karachi and Baghdad. On January 15 the airplane arrived at Marseille. It then landed at Lyon at 16:20 and took off again at 18:15, bound for Paris.

Loss of control

» Soerabaijasch handelsblad (16-01-1934)


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Distance from Lyon-Bron Airport to Paris-Le Bourget Airport as the crow flies is 404 km (252 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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