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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 19 February 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-78038
C/n / msn: 33434
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   South Korea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Lost during night insertion mission. Double agent detonated a grenade before bailout.

Sources:
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)


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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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