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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Monday 12 November 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic N262 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 262B-11
Operator:Rousseau Aviation
Registration: F-BLHT
C/n / msn: 5
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Craon (   France)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tours-St Symphorien Airport (TUF/LFOT), France
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Although the crew had requested refueling at Lyons, no refueling had taken place. The crew didn't check the amount of fuel and took off for Tours. At Tours the amount wasn't verified either. Thus some time after leaving Tours, both engines stopped and a forced landing was carried out.

Classification:
Fuel starvation
All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

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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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