ASN Aircraft accident SNCASE SE.161/P7 Languedoc F-BATM Toulouse
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Date:Tuesday 23 November 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic s161 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SNCASE SE.161/P7 Languedoc
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-BATM
MSN: 13
First flight: 1945
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Toulouse (   France)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Toulouse-Montaudran Airport (XYT/LFIO), France
Destination airport:?
The aileron controls were connected in reverse and the aircraft crashed while taking off for a test flight.
Test pilot Emmanuel Arin was killed in the accident.


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