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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Monday 4 February 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Amiot AAC.1 (Junkers Ju-52)
Operator:Air France
Registration: F-BAKO
C/n / msn: AAC057
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Menorca-Mahón Airport (MAH) (   Spain)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS/LFML), France
Destination airport:Algiers-Dar el Beida Airport (ALG/DAAG), Algeria
Narrative:
The transport plane was damaged beyond repair in an accident at Menorca Island, Spain as a result of an engine failure. The airplane operated on a flight from Marseille to Algiers.

Sources:
» ABC (Madrid) 6 February 1946, p12
» 100 ans de poste aérienne en France / Pierre SAULGRAIN


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Distance from Marseille-Marignane Airport to Algiers-Dar el Beida Airport as the crow flies is 764 km (477 miles).

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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