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Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:Thursday 9 October 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Amiot AAC.1 (Junkers Ju-52)
Operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Vietnam)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by Vietnamese AAA. The aircraft carried skydivers and one high ranking officer (Deputy chief of Staff Lambert).
Type not confirmed.

Sources:
» https://www.traditions-air.fr/texte/parrains_bases_biographies.htm
» L'Echo d'Oran 11 October 1947, p1
» http://dloc.com/AA00022089/03196/16


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