Airplane Crash - Bangui, French Equatorial Africa 12/08/1950

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Bangui, French Equatorial Africa


Date12/08/1950
LocationBangui, French Equatorial Africa
OperatorT.A. Intercontinentaux
TypeDouglas C-54A
RegistrationF-BELB
Cn/In3084
Aboard56
Fatalities46
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into a mountain in the Pyrenees 5 minutes after takeoff. Crew error. Excessive low rate of climb at night in an unknown region and premature change of heading.

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