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Crash of a Douglas C-47A-50-DL near Tamatave: 14 killed

Date & Time: Jan 24, 1950
Registration:
F-BFGD
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Antananarivo – Tamatave
MSN:
10046
YOM:
1943
Location: Tamatave (26754)"> Toamasina Province (16291)">
Country: Madagascar (13388)">
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
14
Circumstances:
While cruising at an altitude of 4,600 feet and starting the descent to Tamatave, the aircraft hit the slope of a foothill in a mountain range located some 48 km west of the Tamatave Airport. All 14 occupants were killed.