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Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:Monday 12 July 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-BBDL
C/n / msn: 42989
First flight: 1946
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) (   France)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), Tunisia
Destination airport:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), France
Narrative:
Crashed on landing and caught fire.

Sources:
» L'Echo d'Oran 13 July 1948


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Distance from Tunis-Carthage Airport to Paris-Orly Airport as the crow flies is 1456 km (910 miles).

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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