Accident
Last updated: 21 September 2014
Status:
Datum:vrijdag 5 oktober 1945
Tijd:01:15
Type:Curtiss C-46A-1-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 41-5190
Constructienummer: 26392
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:16 km (10 mijl) N of Uplands, CA (   Verenigde Staten) show on map
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Bernardino-Norton AFB, CA (SBD/KSBD), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Reno AAB, NV, Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The C-46 hit the west peak of 10,064' Mt. Baldy in the San Gabriel Mountains. Part of the wreck including the outer right wing section is located on the south slope of the mountain. The flight had departed San Bernardino AAF at 01:00 on an instrument flight to Reno.

Bronnen:
» Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune 6-10-1945
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation & Research
» Nevada State Journal 6-10-1945
» 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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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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