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Last updated: 16 January 2022
Date:Saturday 12 May 1951
Time:ca 16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Amiot AAC.1 (Junkers Ju-52)
Operator:Air Fret Transimax
Registration: F-BDYE
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:N of Rovigo (   Algeria)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algeria
Destination airport:El Golea Airport (ELG/DAUE), Algeria
Crashed in mountainous terrain near Rovigo (now named Bougara).
The aircraft operated on a cargo flight from Marseille (France), to Algiers, El Golea and Fort Lamy (Tchad)

» L'Écho d'Oran 13 mai 1951


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport to El Golea Airport as the crow flies is 677 km (423 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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