ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando N75296 Pouso Alegre Airport, MG (PPY)
ASN logo

Date:Friday 29 October 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Registration: N75296
MSN: 32699
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pouso Alegre Airport, MG (PPY) (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Pouso Alegre Airport, MG (PPY/SNZA), Brazil
The C-46 Commando collided with a dirt bank while on final approach to Pouse Alegre Airport. The aircraft then collided with trucks and caught fire.
The NTSB reports two crew members were on board, while the Folha de São Paulo newspaper reports four occupants.

» NTSB File #6-0080
» Folha de São Paulo 2 November 1965, p8


Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
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.
languages: languages


The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314