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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 4 June 1947
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-BANB
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Gèmenos (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Nice Airport (NCE/LFMN), France
Destination airport:Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN/LFLY), France
Crashed into high ground. The airplane operated on a cargo flight from Nice Airport (NCE) to Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG) with enroute stops at Marseille-Marignane Airport (MRS) and Lyon-Bron Airport (LYN).

» Jean-Louis DELATTRE (E-mail 18-4-2010)


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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 Nice Airport to Lyon-Bron Airport as the crow flies is 290 km (181 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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