Airplane Crash - Off Dakar, Senegal 08/29/1960

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Off Dakar, Senegal


Date08/29/1960
Time06:50
LocationOff Dakar, Senegal
OperatorAir France
Flight #343
RouteParis - Dakar
TypeLockheed 1049G Super Constellation
RegistrationF-BHBC
Cn/In4622
Aboard63
Fatalities63
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into the AtlantiOcean after an unsuccessful landing attempt. Cause undetermined. Possible structural failure or loss of control due to turbulence, sensory illusion or distraction of the flight crew which could have been associated with a lightning strike.

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