CFIT Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) F-BCYP, Wednesday 7 July 1948
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Date:Wednesday 7 July 1948
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Aigle Azur
Registration: F-BCYP
MSN: 9158
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Djiring -   Vietnam
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Saigon-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Dalat-Lienkhang Airport (DLI/VVDL)
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain while on a flight from Saigon to Da Lat.

Sources:

L'Écho d'Oran 11 JUly 1948

Statistics

  • 28th worst accident in 1948
  • 282nd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 119th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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