Accident SNCASO SO.30P Bretagne F-OAIY, Tuesday 30 October 1951
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Date:Tuesday 30 October 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic so30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
SNCASO SO.30P Bretagne
Owner/operator:Air Algérie
Registration: F-OAIY
MSN: 12
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 34
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) -   France
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO)
Destination airport:Algiers-Maison Blanche Airport (ALG/DAAG)
The right main gear suddenly retracted during the takeoff roll. The aircraft slewed and caught fire.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The cause of the sudden retraction of the right leg of the main landing gear could not be determined."


L'Echo d'Oran 31 October 1951


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