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Datum:Dienstag 21 April 1964
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2501 Noratlas
Fluggesellschaft:L'Armée de L'Air
Kennzeichen: 178
Werknummer: 178
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 37
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bouar Airport (BOP) (   Zentralafrika)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Bouar Airport (BOP/FEFO), Zentralafrika
Flug nach:Libreville Airport (LBV/FOOL), Gabun
Unfallbericht:
Takeoff accident following a gust of wind.

Informationsquelle:
» The Milwaukee Journal - Apr 22, 1964
» stratisc.org


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Distance from Bouar Airport to Libreville Airport as the crow flies is 918 km (574 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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