Descripción del Accidente ASN 09 MAR 1968 Douglas DC-6B 43748 - Saint Denis
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Fecha:sbado 9 marzo 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operador:L'Armée de L'Air
Registración: 43748
Numéro de série: 43748/314
Año de Construcción: 1953
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Saint Denis (   Reunión)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saint-Denis-Gillot Airport, Réunion (RUN/FMEE), Reunión
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Djibouti Airport (JIB/HDAM), Yibouti
After takeoff the crew did not follow the correct departure procedure and did not turn out towards the ocean after takeoff. They continued over the island until it flew into a hill.
One of the passengers was the French Chief of Defence Staff, General Ailleret.

» L’accident d’un DC-6 Militaire qui entraina la mort du Général AILLERET / Jacques MOULIN


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Distance from Saint-Denis-Gillot Airport, Réunion to Djibouti Airport as the crow flies is 3837 km (2398 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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