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.
|Datum:||16 JUL 1945|
|Flugzeugtyp:||Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando|
|Fluggesellschaft:||United States Army Air Force - USAAF|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL) (USA)
|Flugphase:|| Start (TOF)|
|Flug von:||Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL/KSZL), USA|
|Flug nach:||Sedalia Army Air Field, MO (SZL/KSZL), USA|
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Sedalia Army Air Field, MO to Sedalia Army Air Field, MO as the crow flies is NAN km (NAN miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.