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Last updated: 13 June 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 15 Juni 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Betrieben durch:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Gemietet von :United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: N74170
Werknummer: 22477
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Merida (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
The no. 2 propeller separated in-flight, cutting through the bottom of the fuselage and contacting the no. 1 prop. A wheels-up landing was carried out near Merida. It appeared the prop had failed following a master rod bearing failure and shaft failure of the no. 2 engine.


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