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Last updated: 23 June 2018
Fecha:jueves 27 abril 1961
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operador:Air Cameroun
Registración: F-BESN
Numéro de série: 22377
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Bangui Airport (BGF) (   República Centroafricana)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bangui Airport (BGF/FEFF), República Centroafricana
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
The C-46 transport plane, carrying 6 tons of meat, suffered a loss of engine power shortly after takeoff from Bangui. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair in the forced landing.

» Du trimoteur au quadrijet: le transport aérien en Afrique noire francophone 1940-1961 / Vital Ferry, 2006


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Air Cameroun, F-BESN, Curtiss C.46F-1.CU Commando, cn 22377, Bangui, 04/1961 (via Jacques Guillem)

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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