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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Datum:Sonntag 13 Januar 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Amiot AAC.1 (Junkers Ju-52)
Fluggesellschaft:Air France
Kennzeichen: F-BANP
Werknummer: AAC150
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Le Bouscat, Bordeaux (   Frankreich)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Pau-Uzein Airport (PUF/LFBP), Frankreich
Flug nach:Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (BOD/LFBD), Frankreich
The AAC.1, an Amiot-built Ju-52 transport plane, operated on a mail flight from Paris to Bordeaux with several intermediate stops.
Visibility was deteriorating at destination Bordeaux. Apparently after overflying the airfield, the crew decided not to land. While over the Le Bouscat suburb of Bordeaux, the wing struck a church steeple. Part of the wing was torn off and the airplane crashed onto the roof of a house, killing both pilots.

» Michel Le Coroller :Vol accidentel et décès de mon père radio naviguant, le 13 janvier 1946.


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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 Pau-Uzein Airport to Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport as the crow flies is 162 km (101 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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