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Last updated: 28 July 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 9 Februar 1938
Flugzeugtyp:Lioré-et-Olivier H.242/1
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-ANPB
Werknummer: 4
Triebwerk: 4 Gnome-Rhône 7Kd Titan Major
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Étang de Berre (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Marignane-Berre Seaplane Base (LFTB), Frankreich
Flug nach:Ajaccio Harbour Seaplane Base, Frankreich
The flying boat, named "Ville de Bone", struck the breakwater in fog and crashed. F-ANFB operated on a flight from Marseille to Ajaccio and Tunis.

» World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
» The Telegraph - Feb 9, 1938


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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 Marignane-Berre Seaplane Base to Ajaccio Harbour Seaplane Base as the crow flies is 333 km (208 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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