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Accident description
Last updated: 30 November 2015
Date:Saturday 3 November 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operator:Sociedad de Transportes Aéreos - ALA
Registration: CC-CAH-331
C/n / msn: 33544
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near San Miguel Bay (   Panama)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Damaged beyond repair following a forced landing on a beach. There were five crew members, two passengers and a cargo of pigs on board the plane.

» El Siglo de Torreon 5 November 1956, p.3


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