Flugunfall 30 MAR 1959 einer Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando N7840B - Alma, GA
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Datum:Montag 30 Mrz 1959
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Riddle Airlines
Kennzeichen: N7840B
Werknummer: 30242
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Alma, GA (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO), USA
Flug nach:?
Flugnummer: 402
Unfallbericht:
An unguarded light bulb came into contact with combustible cargo in the aft lower cargo compartment causing a fire. The fire penetrated the cargo compartment wall, burned through combustible fluid carrying lines and ignited the fluids. The plane passed over Alma, GA at that moment and the crew reported that they were on fire and that they were experiencing control problems. Shortly afterwards the aircraft lost control and crashed.

Accident investigation:

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Investigating agency: CAB
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 62-AN/57 (112-113)


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