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Last updated: 27 May 2020
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Date:Wednesday 18 October 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-5-CK Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-46997
C/n / msn: 68
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Natal-Parnamirim Field, RN (NAT) (   Brazil)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Natal-Parnamirim Field, RN (NAT/SBNT), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff.



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