Air France Flight 212

Air France Flight 212Wednesday December 3, 1969
At a height of 3,000 ft., the aircraft suddenly nosed into the sea, 3 minutes after taking off. Cause unknown. It appears that the report has been classified by the French Authorities until 2029.

Crash Details

DateWednesday December 3, 1969
LocationOff Caracas, Venezuela
Passengers41
Crew21
Fatalities62
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-707-328B
OperatorAir France
RegistrationF-BHSZ
Flight OriginCaracas
Flight Destination Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe
Off Caracas, Venezuela
Air France
Boeing B-707-328B
1969