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Accident description
Last updated: 26 November 2015
Date:Sunday 18 March 1956
Time:22:25 EST
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Flying Tiger Line
Registration: N9995F
C/n / msn: 22409
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pelly Bay, NU (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Pelly Bay-Dewline Site Airport, NU (YUF/CYUF), Canada
The Curtiss freighter was on a night-time VFR approach to Pelly Bay when the left wing struck rising terrain at 1000 feet msl.



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Flying Tigers C-46 N9995F

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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