Date & Time: Dec 3, 1955 at 1130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Bristol 170 Freighter
Landing (descent or approach)
Grostenquin – Marville – London
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft left Grostenquin Airbase at 1100LT bound for London with an intermediate stop at Marville AFB. During a GCA approach to runway 12, the crew encountered foggy conditions and the airplane hit trees and crashed in the Montmédy forest located less than five km north of the airfield. Seven passengers were killed while seven other occupants were killed.