52 Years ago today: On 1 April 1970 a Royal Air Maroc Caravelle crashed near Berechid, Morocco, killing 61 out of 82 occupants.

Date:Wednesday 1 April 1970
Time:ca. 08:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III
Operator:Royal Air Maroc – RAM
First flight:1960-05-04 (9 years 11 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 56 / Occupants: 76
Total:Fatalities: 61 / Occupants: 82
Aircraft damage:Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Berrechid (   Morocco)
Phase:Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Agadir-Inezgane Airport (AGA/GMAA), Morocco
Destination airport:Casablanca-Nouasseur Airport (CMN/GMMN), Morocco

The aircraft crashed on approach when it lost control at a height of about 500 feet. The fuselage broke in two.
It operated on a flight from Agadir to Paris, France with an intermediate stop at Casablanca.