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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 4 mayo 1949
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F Commando
Operador:Continental Charters
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Saint Thomas Airport (STT) (   Islas Vírgenes Americanas)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saint Thomas Airport (STT/TIST), Islas Vírgenes Americanas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Takeoff was attempted with a 21 mph tailwind. At about 800 feet into the takeoff the aircraft swerved to the left and ran off the side of the runway. The left wing struck a hangar and the right wing struck a movie screen.



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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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