Narrative:The C-74 crashed when losing a wing during an overload dive test. All four crew members bailed out at parachuted safely.
|Date:||Monday 5 August 1946|
|Type:||Douglas C-74 Globemaster I|
|Operator:||United States Army Air Force - USAAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 13914|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Torrance, CA ( United States of America)
|Phase:|| Maneuvering (MNV)|
» None hurt when huge plane falls (Nebraska State Journal, The 1946-08-06)
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.