Accident description
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 6 February 1945
Type:Curtiss C-46A-5-CK Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-46987
C/n / msn: 58
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Poltava Airport (PLV) (   Ukraine)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Poltava Airport (PLV), Ukraine
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on take-off.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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