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Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:Monday 22 August 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Société de Transports Aériens Alpes Provence-STAAP
Registration: F-BEFK
C/n / msn: 19471
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Laghouat (   Algeria)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algeria
Destination airport:Gao Airport (GAQ/GAGO), Mali
Narrative:
Crashed following engine failure.

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 50)


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Distance from Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport to Gao Airport as the crow flies is 2280 km (1425 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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