Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 31 May 1958
Type:Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Reeve Aleutian Airways
Registration: N1302N
C/n / msn: 22479
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Driftwood Bay, AK (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Driftwood Bay, AK, United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Curtiss C-46 freighter took off from Driftwood Bay carrying a cargo of bags of cement. Immediately after lift-off the aircraft started to porpoise and at 800 feet altitude it went into a vertical climb and crashed into water.

Classification:
Loss of control

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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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