Accident description
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 18 September 1962
Type:Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operating for:Puerto Rican American Airlines
Leased from:Aaxico Airlines
Registration: N67937
C/n / msn: 22386
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Pedro Sula Airport (SAP) (   Honduras)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed on takeoff from San Pedro Sula. After losing power on one engine the airplane drifted to the side and went off the runway, striking a small wooden house.
The C-46 was carrying meat with destination Puerto Rico.


Classification:
Runway excursion

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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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