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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 27 October 1937
Time:ca 04:23
Type:Dewoitine D.333
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-ANQA
C/n / msn: 01
First flight: 1934-01-17 (3 years 9 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off El Jadida (   Morocco)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dakar-Yoff Airport (DKR/GOOY), Senegal
Destination airport:Casablanca (unknown airport), Morocco
Narrative:
The Dewoitine D.333, named "Antares", was lost over sea during a flight from Dakar to Casablanca and Toulouse.
The flight crew reported passing Agadir at 03:05. An S.O.S. call was received at 04:23. The wreckage was never located, just two mail bags were found on beaches in Morocco.

Sources:
» French pre-war register
» El Litoral 27 Oct 1937


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