Accident Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando 44-78257,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 335937

Date:Sunday 25 February 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-78257
MSN: 33653
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:6,5 km SW of Iwakuni MCAS -   Japan
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Iwakuni MCAS (IWK/RJOI)
Flew into high ground when returning from a combat support mission to Taegu (K-2) Air Base.


Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)
The Southeast Missourian - Feb 26, 1951

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