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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238924
Last updated: 1 August 2020
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Date:29-APR-1948
Time:13:00
Type:Vickers Wellington
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Bèni-Saf -   Algeria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Marrakech
Destination airport:Oran
Narrative:
Ditched 200 meters from Rachgoun beach. Ten rescued, three missing. Body of 2°Ltn Maurice Simon (24) located 7 May, 21:00. Another body recovered a few days before.

Sources:

L'Echo d'Oran 30 April 1948, p1/1 May 1948, p2/9 May 1948, p3


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2020 08:11 TB Added
01-Aug-2020 10:13 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2020 10:16 TB Updated [Narrative]

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