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Last updated: 9 December 2021
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Date:Wednesday 8 December 1937
Type:Potez 621
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-AOTZ
MSN: 4213 / 23
First flight:
Engines: 2 Gnome-Rhône 14Kirs Mistral Major
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Saint-Sauveur (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN/LFLY), France
Destination airport:Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS/LFML), France
Narrative:
Crashed in bad weather. Flight: Paris-Lyon-Marseille. The flight had departed Lyon at 13:20 hours.

Sources:
» Fribourg La Liberte December 9,1937


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Distance from Lyon-Bron Airport to Marseille-Marignane Airport as the crow flies is 254 km (159 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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