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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Datum:Sonntag 29 März 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2501 Noratlas
Fluggesellschaft:Union Aéromaritime de Transport
Kennzeichen: F-BGZB
Werknummer: 2
Triebwerk: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Boukpayanga (   Zentralafrika)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Berbérati Airport (BBT/FEFT), Zentralafrika
Flug nach:Bangui Airport (BGF/FEFF), Zentralafrika
Crashed in the jungle. One of the passengers killed in the accident was Barthélemy Boganda, 1st Prime Minister of the Central African Republic autonomous territory.

» Edmonton Journal - Mar 31, 1959


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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 Berbérati Airport to Bangui Airport as the crow flies is 302 km (189 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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