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.
|Date:||Tuesday 18 September 1962|
|Type:||Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando|
|Operating for:||Puerto Rican American Airlines|
|Leased from:||Aaxico Airlines|
|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)|
The C-46 was carrying meat with destination Puerto Rico.
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.