ASN Aircraft accident Potez 62 F-ANQR Datia, Madhya Pradesh
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Date:Monday 7 March 1938
Type:Potez 62
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-ANQR
MSN: 4031 / 12
First flight:
Engines: 2 Gnome-Rhône 14Kirs Mistral Major
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Datia, Madhya Pradesh (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), India
Destination airport:Jodhpur Airport (JDH/VIJO), India
Crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff from Calcutta/Dum Dum.
The aircraft, named "La Tapageuse", operated on a flight from Hanoi to Paris with several stops.


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Distance from Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport to Jodhpur Airport as the crow flies is 1598 km (999 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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