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Last updated: 15 December 2017
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Date:Tuesday 10 March 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic ATLA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Breguet 1150 Atlantic
Operator:Aéronavale
Registration: 29
C/n / msn: 29
First flight:
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Tyne RTy.20 Mk 21
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) from Moroni-Prince Said Ibrahim In Airport (HAH) (   Comoros)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Moroni-Prince Said Ibrahim In Airport (HAH/FMCH), Comoros
Destination airport:Moroni-Prince Said Ibrahim In Airport (HAH/FMCH), Comoros
Narrative:
Crashed. The airplane had just departed on a patrol mission over the Mozambique Channel.

Sources:
» Flight International 21 March 1981


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