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Last updated: 1 December 2015
Datum:Dienstag 3 Mai 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Navegação Aérea Brasileira - NAB
Kennzeichen: PP-NMD
Werknummer: 242
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Aguadilla-Ramey AFB (BQN) (   Puerto Rico)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:Aguadilla-Ramey AFB (BQN/TJBQ),
The Curtiss C-46 was on a delivery flight from Miami to Ramey AFB when it struck a small hill on approach.

» El Siglo de Torreon 4 May 1960, p6


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Miami International Airport, FL to Aguadilla-Ramey AFB as the crow flies is 1569 km (980 miles).

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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