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Accident description
Last updated: 25 July 2016
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Date:Wednesday 2 April 1969
Time:12:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Islands of the Bahamas Inc
Registration: N3914
C/n / msn: 22445
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) NW off Nassau International Airport (NAS) (   Bahamas)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Nassau International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Bahamas
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea off New Providence Island. It is believed that there was a fire on board.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» NTSB


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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