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Last updated: 2 December 2020
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Date:Saturday 9 August 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
Operator:Catair
Registration: F-BGNC
C/n / msn: 4512
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:80 km (50 mls) NE of Douala (   Cameroon)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Douala Airport (DLA/FKKD), Cameroon
Narrative:
The Super Constellation was cleared for a semi-direct ILS approach. Nothing more was heard from the flight. The wreckage was found 3 days later, 80 km NE of Douala.



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photo of Lockheed-L-1049G-Super-Constellation-F-BGNC
accident date: 09-08-1969
type: Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
registration: F-BGNC
photo of Lockheed-L-1049G-Super-Constellation-F-BGNC
accident date: 09-08-1969
type: Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation
registration: F-BGNC
 
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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