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Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Datum:dinsdag 1 januari 1946
Type:Budd RB-1 Conestoga
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:National Skyway Freight Corp.
Registratie: NC45347
Constructienummer: 003
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Bluefield, VA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Washington (unknown airport), DC, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Conestoga cargo plane ran into bad weather with icing conditions en route from Washington. Because visibility at Knoxville, the nearest airport, was poor, the crew decided to go back to Washington. Being low on fuel in a heavy snowstorm, the pilot attempted a forced landing. The airplane belly landed on a golf course.

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accident date: 01-01-1946
type: Budd RB-1 Conestoga
registration: NC45347
 
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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