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Accident
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Datum:Mittwoch 26 Januar 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Betrieben durch:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Kennzeichen: NC1241N
Werknummer: 22474
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Asmara International Airport (ASM) (   Eritrea)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Asmara International Airport (ASM/HAAY), Eritrea
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The gear had just been retracted on takeoff when the no. 2 engine lost power. The crew then attempted to return to the airport. Speed and altitude were low as the aircraft entered a stall, causing it to crash into a ditch.



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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.
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