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Accident description
Last updated: 13 October 2015
Date:Thursday 22 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-47184
C/n / msn: 255
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) N of Slater, MO (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL/KSZL), United States of America
Destination airport:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL/KSZL), United States of America
Crashed and burned.

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