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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Datum:Freitag 26 Mai 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-61058
Werknummer: 26933
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,2 km (0.8 Meilen) von Natal-Parnamirim Field, RN (NAT) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Natal-Parnamirim Field, RN (NAT/SBNT), Brasilien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
After take off from Natal-Parnamirim Airport, while climbing, the aircraft stalled and crashed in a field some 1,2 km past the runway end. Both pilots were killed while all three passengers were injured.

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