Accident Potez 62 F-ANQR, Monday 7 March 1938
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Date:Monday 7 March 1938
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Type:Potez 62
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-ANQR
MSN: 4031 / 12
Engine model:Gnome-Rhône 14Kirs Mistral Major
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Datia, Madhya Pradesh -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC)
Destination airport:Jodhpur Airport (JDH/VIJO)
Narrative:
Crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff from Calcutta/Dum Dum.
The aircraft, named "La Tapageuse", operated on a flight from Hanoi to Paris with several stops.

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  • 37th worst accident in 1938
  • worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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