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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 23 March 1938
Time:20:15
Type:Dewoitine D.338
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-AQBB
C/n / msn: 2
First flight: 1937
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:French Pyrénées (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Oran-es Senia Airport (ORN/DAOO), Algeria
Destination airport:Toulouse (unknown airport), France
Narrative:
Struck the Pic des Cinq-Croix mountain at an altitude of 2,100 m.
The airplane operated on a route from Dakar to Toulouse.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» El Litoral 24-3-1938


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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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