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Caudron C.282-8 Super Phalène


Members of the Weermacht/force Publique posing in front of Caudron C.282-2 Super Phalène (OO-ATI) in 1940.

Single engine three-seat liaison aircraft.


    In mid 1939 the Congolese narrow gauche railroad company, Vicicongo, acquired Caudron C.282-8 Super Phalène OO-ATI (6746-16) from its Belgian owner. However, in early in 1940, the Belgian Weermacht/Force Publique requisitioned this machine to operate it as a liaison aircraft for its local operations. Unfortunately, already on 25 April 1940 the Super Phalène suffered a crash after which it was written off.

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