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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 10 October 1940
Type:Dewoitine D.338
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-AQBJ
C/n / msn: 10
First flight: 1938
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Carnotville (   Benin)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Niamey Airport (NIM/DRRN), Niger
Destination airport:Cotonou Airport (COO/DBBB), Benin
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» Articles de journaus de l'Époque. Les Ailes françaises n°12


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Distance from Niamey Airport to Cotonou Airport as the crow flies is 788 km (493 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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