50 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:
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III
Operator: Royal Air Maroc – RAM
Registration: CN-CCV
C/n / msn: 32
First flight: 1960
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

Narrative:
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.