Vliegtuigongeval op 19 NOV 1966 met Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando N68966 - Keflavík International Airport (KEF)
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Datum:zaterdag 19 november 1966
Tijd:11:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Carolina Aircraft Corp.
Registratie: N68966
Constructienummer: 22492
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Keflavík International Airport (KEF) (   IJsland)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Keflavík International Airport (KEF/BIKF), IJsland
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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» NTSB File # 6-0078


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