Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 28 September 1945
Type:Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-101183
C/n / msn: 30638
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:32 km (20 mls) SE of Chihkiang (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed.

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