Airplane Crash - Stah, Algeria 05/10/1961

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Stah, Algeria


Date05/10/1961
Time02:30
LocationStah, Algeria
OperatorAir France
Flight #406
RouteFort Lamy, Chad - Marseilles, France
TypeLockheed 1649A Starliner
RegistrationF-BHBM
Cn/In1027
Aboard78
Fatalities78
Ground0
SummaryWhile en route from Fort Lamy, Chad to Marseilles, France, the airliner crashed and burned in the Sahara Desert on the Algeria / Libya border. Detonation of a nitrocellulose bomb.

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