Accident Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando 44-77317,
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Date:Sunday 30 September 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-77317
MSN: 32713
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:off Finschhafen Airfield (FIN) -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Finschhafen Airport (FIN)
Destination airport:
Ditched in the sea, after having taken off from Finschhafen Airfield, Papua New Guinea.
All aboard were rescued and returned safely to shore.


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