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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:woensdag 4 mei 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Continental Charters
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Saint Thomas Airport (STT) (   Amerikaanse Maagdeneilanden)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Saint Thomas Airport (STT/TIST), Amerikaanse Maagdeneilanden
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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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