Accident description
Last updated: 29 August 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 17 May 1954
Type:Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Operator:Cubana de Aviación
Registration: CU-C556
C/n / msn: 264
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Havana-Rancho Boyeros Airport (HAV/MUHA), Cuba
Narrative:
The landing gear collapsed on touchdown, causing the Curtiss to be damaged beyond repair.

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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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