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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Monday 7 January 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss R5C-1 Commando (C-46)
Operator:United States Marine Corps
Registration: 39579
C/n / msn: 30540
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tinian Island International Airport (TIQ) (   Northern Mariana Islands)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Tinian Island International Airport (TIQ/PGWT), Northern Mariana Islands
Narrative:
Undershot the runway.

Classification:

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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