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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Fecha:lunes 9 diciembre 1963
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-15-CU Commando
Operador:H.A. Wharton
Registración: N5160V
Numéro de série: 26512
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:240 km (150 milles) NE de la costa de Azores Islands (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Gander Airport, NF (YQX/CYQX), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Santa Maria-Vila do Porto Airport, Azores (SMA/LPAZ), Portugal
Descripción:
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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