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Last updated: 24 January 2020
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Date:Tuesday 1 July 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Amiot AAC.1 (Junkers Ju-52)
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-BALF
C/n / msn: AAC091
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Eséka (   Cameroon)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yaoundé-Ville Airport (YAO/FKKY), Cameroon
Destination airport:Douala Airport (DLA/FKKD), Cameroon
Flightnumber: 612
Narrative:
Crashed en route from Yaoundé to Douala.

Sources:
» Transport aérien en Afrique noire francophone: 1940-1961 / Vital Ferry


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Distance from Yaoundé-Ville Airport to Douala Airport as the crow flies is 200 km (125 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 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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