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Last updated: 19 September 2020
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Date:Sunday 26 June 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-50-CU Commando
Operator:Heyl Ha'Avir (Israeli Air Force)
Registration: 4X-ACG
C/n / msn: 30575
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Avraham (   Israel)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed in the Negev Desert shortly after takeoff. The C-46 was loaded with land-mines and burned out.
One report indicates that the accident happened in October 1948.

Sources:
» The 'other' Airlift / Air Enthusiast 44


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