Accident Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando 42-107397,
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Date:Tuesday 19 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-107397
MSN: 27084
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:19 km NNW of Speculator, NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Syracuse AAF, NY (SYR/KSYR)
Destination airport:Syracuse AAF, NY (SYR/KSYR)
Flew into the side of Blue Ridge Mountain at an elevation of 3200 feet. The airplane operated on a navigation training flight. The wreckage was found in August 1945.


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