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Last updated: 22 January 2021
Fecha:jueves 18 febrero 1954
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52
Registración: 1015 / 4S-5
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 3 Bristol Hercules 739
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:10 km (6.3 milles) de Zaghouan (   Túnez)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Oran-Tafaraoui Airport (TAF/DAOL), Argelia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bizerte-Sidi Ahmed Air Base (DTTB), Túnez
Flew into the side of a 3600 ft high mountain at night.

» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Feb 20, 1954
» L'Unitá, 19-2-1954
» Mémorial des officiers de marine


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Oran-Tafaraoui Airport to Bizerte-Sidi Ahmed Air Base as the crow flies is 936 km (585 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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