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Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:Tuesday 10 July 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-61055
C/n / msn: 26930
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chabua Airfield (   India)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chabua Airfield (VECA), India
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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photo of Curtiss-C-46A-Commando-42-61055
accident date: 10-07-1945
type: Curtiss C-46A Commando
registration: 42-61055
photo of Curtiss-C-46A-Commando-42-61055
accident date: 10-07-1945
type: Curtiss C-46A Commando
registration: 42-61055
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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