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Last updated: 1 December 2015
Fecha:jueves 15 junio 1950
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operado por:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Alquilado a :United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: N74170
Numéro de série: 22477
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Merida (   México)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
The no. 2 propeller separated in-flight, cutting through the bottom of the fuselage and contacting the no. 1 prop. A wheels-up landing was carried out near Merida. It appeared the prop had failed following a master rod bearing failure and shaft failure of the no. 2 engine.



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