- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 06, 1968
Time: 20:32
Location: Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, West Indies
Operator: Air France
Flight #: 212
Route: Caracas - Pointe a Pitre
AC Type: Boeing B-707-328C
Registration: F-BLCJ
cn / ln: 19724
Aboard: 63   (passengers:52  crew:11)
Fatalities: 63   (passengers:52  crew:11)
Ground: 0
Summary: After reporting the field in sight, the aircraft struck the ridge of a dormant volcano. The crew initiated a descent from an incorrectly identified point while flying VFR.
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