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Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:Wednesday 24 July 1974
Time:ca 21:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-BPUI
C/n / msn: 10389
First flight: 1969
Total airframe hrs:14208
Cycles:17677
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:nr Héric (   France)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Rennes-St Jacques Airport (RNS/LFRN), France
Destination airport:Nantes Château-Bougon Airport (NTE/LFRS), France
Narrative:
The F-27 operated on a mail delivery flight from Rennes to Nantes, France. It struck electricity cables and crashed in a field. A fire erupted.
The plane was rebuilt under provisional msn 10528 and first flew again April 8, 1976.

Sources:
» TAHS
» Willem Wendt
» UDSP 44


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Distance from Rennes-St Jacques Airport to Nantes Château-Bougon Airport as the crow flies is 102 km (63 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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