- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 10, 1961
Time: c 02:30
Location: Ghadames, Algeria
Operator: Air France
Flight #: 406
Route: Fort Lamy, Chad - Marseilles, France
AC Type: Lockheed 1649A Starliner
Registration: F-BHBM
cn / ln: 1027
Aboard: 78   (passengers:69  crew:9)
Fatalities: 78   (passengers:69  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: While 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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