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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Wednesday 14 July 1948
Time:ca 08:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-10-DK Dakota IV
Operator:British Overseas Airways Corporation - BOAC
Registration: G-AGKN
C/n / msn: 26429/14984
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:SW of Toulon (   France)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML), Malta
Destination airport:Toulon-Hyères Airport (TLN/LFTH), France
Narrative:
Crashed into cloud-covered cliffs.

Sources:
» Flight 29 July 1948


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Distance from Malta-Luqa Airport to Toulon-Hyères Airport as the crow flies is 1068 km (668 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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