Hull-loss description
Last updated: 30 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 8 January 1951
Type:Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-78270
C/n / msn: 33666
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chonju AB (   South Korea)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Landing gear collapsed. Two other C-46s were destroyed in the accident; one of which was 44-78270.

Sources:
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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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.
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