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Datum:Donnerstag 27 April 1961
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Air Cameroun
Kennzeichen: F-BESN
Werknummer: 22377
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Bangui Airport (BGF) (   Zentralafrika)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Bangui Airport (BGF/FEFF), Zentralafrika
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The C-46 transport plane, carrying 6 tons of meat, suffered a loss of engine power shortly after takeoff from Bangui. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair in the forced landing.

Informationsquelle:
» Du trimoteur au quadrijet: le transport aérien en Afrique noire francophone 1940-1961 / Vital Ferry, 2006


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Air Cameroun, F-BESN, Curtiss C.46F-1.CU Commando, cn 22377, Bangui, 04/1961 (via Jacques Guillem)

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