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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Fecha:miércoles 28 mayo 1969
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
Operado por:Centre d'Exploitation Postal
Alquilado a :Air France
Registración: F-BFCP
Numéro de série: 10346
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) (   Francia)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), Francia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
The C-54 swung to the right during the takeoff roll at a speed of 70 mph. The takeoff was continued but the aircraft traveled 600 m off the runway and struck some obstacles before coming to rest. The flight engineer had placed the main fuel selectors in a 'half-on' position which corresponded with the 'On' position in five of the DC-4 aircraft of the company.


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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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