- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 11, 1968
Time: c 10:30
Location: Off Cap d'Antibes, France
Operator: Air France
Flight #: 1611
Route: Ajaccio - Nice
AC Type: Sud-Aviation Caravelle 3
Registration: F-BOHB
cn / ln: 244
Aboard: 95   (passengers:89  crew:6)
Fatalities: 95   (passengers:89  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airliner crashed into the Mediterranean sea, 10 miles south of Nice Airport, while attempting an emergency landing 21 minutes after taking off. Prior to the crash a message was received that there was fire aboard in the rear of the cabin.
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