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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Datum:Montag 9 Dezember 1963
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-15-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:H.A. Wharton
Kennzeichen: N5160V
Werknummer: 26512
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:240 km (150 Meilen) NE vom Land entfernt von Azores Islands (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Gander Airport, NF (YQX/CYQX), Kanada
Flug nach:Santa Maria-Vila do Porto Airport, Azores (SMA/LPAZ), Portugal
Unfallbericht:
Crashed at sea.



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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 Gander Airport, NF to Santa Maria-Vila do Porto Airport, Azores as the crow flies is 2693 km (1683 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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