Flugunfall 23 FEB 1951 einer Curtiss C-46E-1-CS Commando N59490 - Newhall, CA
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Datum:Freitag 23 Februar 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46E-1-CS Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Slick Airways
Kennzeichen: N59490
Werknummer: 2942
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Newhall, CA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Hollywood-Lockheed Air Terminal, CA (BUR/KBUR), USA
Flug nach:San Francisco Municipal Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), USA
Unfallbericht:
Altitude was lost while trying to divert to Burbank Airport after encountering icing conditions en route. The crew ultimately carried out a forced landing next to a highway. The Curtiss collided with a large iron pole and sheared a power line pole before coming to rest.



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Distance from Hollywood-Lockheed Air Terminal, CA to San Francisco Municipal Airport, CA as the crow flies is 521 km (326 miles).

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