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Last updated: 6 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 25 December 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Operating for:Air France
Leased from:Ministère de l''Air, Direction Technique et Industrielle
Registration: F-BALV
MSN: 18-2380
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:60 km (37.5 mls) W of Bangui (   Central African Republic)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Fort Lamy Airport (NDJ/FTTJ), Chad
Destination airport:Bangui Airport (BGF/FEFF), Central African Republic

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Fort Lamy Airport to Bangui Airport as the crow flies is 936 km (585 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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