Date: May 10, 1961
Location: Near Hasci Messaoud, Libya
Aircraft: Lockheed 1649A Starliner
Airline: Air France
Flight No: 406
Fatalities: 78 : 78

While en route from Fort Lamy, Chad to Marseilles, France, the airliner crashed and burned in the Sahara Desert due to the detonation of a nitrocellulose bomb.