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Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Datum:vrijdag 26 mei 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-61058
Constructienummer: 26933
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,2 km (0.8 mijl) van Natal-Parnamirim Field, RN (NAT) (   BraziliŽ)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Natal-Parnamirim Field, RN (NAT/SBNT), BraziliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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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