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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:Wednesday 4 July 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss R5C-1 Commando (C-46)
Operator:United States Marine Corps
Registration: 39561
C/n / msn: 30438
First flight: 1944
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) W off Guam-North Field AFB (UAM) (   Guam)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Guam-North Field AFB (UAM/PGUA), Guam
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched after takeoff.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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