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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Fecha:domingo 19 julio 1953
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operado por:Southern Air Transport
Alquilado a :United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: N1679M
Numéro de série: 22573
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:Dallas-Love Field, TX (DAL) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dallas-Love Field, TX (DAL/KDAL), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The Curtiss C-46 freighter struck an embankment short of the runway. The aircraft bounced and crashed. The right wing broke off in the crash sequence, following which the aircraft rolled upside down.



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Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Dallas-Love Field, TX as the crow flies is 1773 km (1108 miles).

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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