ASN Aircraft accident Avro 691 Lancastrian C.3 I-AHBX Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR)
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Status:
Date:Friday 23 December 1949
Time:06:55
Type:Avro 691 Lancastrian C.3
Operator:Alitalia
Registration: I-AHBX
MSN: 1292
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR) (   Senegal)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal
Destination airport:Roma (unknown airport), Italy
Narrative:
The aircraft, named "Maestrale", returned to land at Dakar-Yoff Airport, suffering an engine fire after landing. The aircraft was consumed by the fire after all occupants had evacuated.

Sources:
» 1945-1960 I trasporti aerei in Italia dalla guerra all'era del getto / Paolo Gianvanni
» Leonardo Ferrero
» Noticias de Hoy - December 24, 1949


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