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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
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Date:Wednesday 17 July 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Air America
Registration: B-148
C/n / msn: 22510
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pak Tha (   Laos)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-46 crashed into a hillside in foggy weather during a supply dropping mission in Northern Laos.

Sources:
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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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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