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Last updated: 25 August 2016
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Datum:Montag 16 Juli 1945
Zeit:19:33
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 44-77557
Werknummer: 32953
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL/KSZL), USA
Flug nach:Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL/KSZL), USA
Unfallbericht:
The pilot lost control shortly after takeoff from Sedalia AAF runway 13. The airplane stalled from a height of about 500 feet, crashed and burned. It appeared that the elevator gust locks were still in place.

Informationsquelle:
» 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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