CFIT Accident Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3) F-BFGD, Tuesday 24 January 1950
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Date:Tuesday 24 January 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Société Transatlantique Aérienne - STA
Registration: F-BFGD
MSN: 10046
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:48 km W of Tamatave -   Madagascar
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport (TNR/FMMA)
Destination airport:Tamatave Airport (TMM/FMMT)
Crashed into a 4600 feet high mountain.



  • 46th worst accident in 1950
  • 420th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 211th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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