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Last updated: 9 July 2020
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Date:Wednesday 11 January 1956
Time:20:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2501 Noratlas
Operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: 71
C/n / msn: 71
First flight:
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:57 km (35.6 mls) WSW of Blida (   Algeria)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Blida Airport (QLD/DAAB), Algeria
Destination airport:Blida Airport (QLD/DAAB), Algeria
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted Mount Zaccar, near Levacher in Algeria.

Sources:
» NumberL'Écho d'Oran 12 January 1956,
» stratisc.org
» The Singapore Free Press 12 January 1956, p7


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