ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46 (R5C-1) 50715 Majuro
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Date:Monday 23 September 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 (R5C-1)
Operator:United States Marine Corps
Registration: 50715
MSN: 169
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,4 km (1.5 mls) SW of Majuro (   Marshall Islands)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Majuro Airport (MAJ/PKMJ), Marshall Islands
Destination airport:?
Crashed in sea after take-off.


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