Military - French Air Force

Military - French Air Force Friday July 30, 1971
The plane, carrying parachute trainees, crashed in the flatlands of the Pyrenees during a final approach and after experiencing an engine fire. Two escaped by parachuting out of the plane before it crashed.

Crash Details

DateFriday July 30, 1971
LocationNear Pau, France
Passengers36
Crew3
Fatalities37
Survivors2
Aircraft TypeNord 2501 Noratlas
OperatorMilitary - French Air Force
Registration49
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Pau, France
Military - French Air Force
Nord 2501 Noratlas
1971