Flugunfall 19 NOV 1966 einer Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando N68966 - Keflavík International Airport (KEF)
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Datum:Samstag 19 November 1966
Zeit:11:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Carolina Aircraft Corp.
Kennzeichen: N68966
Werknummer: 22492
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Keflavík International Airport (KEF) (   Island)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Island
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Before takeoff from Keflavik, a high speed taxi run (50 kts) was made to blow off snow from the wings. The Curtiss was taxied back to the head of the runway and started its takeoff roll. Shortly after becoming airborne, the aircraft began to roll to the left. Full right rudder and aileron failed to stop the roll, so the power was cut off on the right engine. The C-46 touched down and ran off the left side of the runway. The right main gear ran into soft dirt and folded back.

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB File # 6-0078


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