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Last updated: 22 April 2019
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Date:Sunday 6 July 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2501 Noratlas
Operator:Nord Aviation
Registration: F-WFUN
C/n / msn: 02
First flight: 1950
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN) (   France)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Demonstration
Departure airport:Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN/LFLY), France
Destination airport:Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN/LFLY), France
Narrative:
One engine was shut down during a demonstration flight at a national air meeting at Lyon. The aircraft crashed from an altitude of 200 m. One of the casualties was the famous French pilot Marie-Louise 'Maryse' Bastié.

Sources:
» Du Noratlas au Transall : 40 annees de transport aerien militaire / Claude TERRAZZONI
» Drames aeriens dans le departement du Rhone


Photos

photo of Nord-2501-Noratlas-F-WFUN
accident date: 06-07-1952
type: Nord 2501 Noratlas
registration: F-WFUN
 

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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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