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Last updated: 26 November 2015
Datum:zaterdag 6 januari 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-96690
Constructienummer: 30352
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:50 km (31.3 mijl) E of Carson City, NV (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Reno AAB, NV, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Reno AAB, NV, Verenigde Staten
The C-46 transport plane departed Reno AAF at 06:50 on a local training flight. A fire started in the near the nr.1 engine. The left wing was on fire and separated outside the engine, striking the tail section. The airplane stared to disintegrate and crashed.

» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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