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Last updated: 18 July 2019
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Date:Sunday 27 September 1942
Type:Dewoitine D.342
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-ARIZ
C/n / msn: 01
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 25
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ameur-el-An (   Algeria)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algeria
Destination airport:Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal
Narrative:
Crashed after takeoff.



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Distance from Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport to Dakar-Yoff Airport as the crow flies is 3166 km (1979 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks 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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Dewoitine D.338

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