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Last updated: 21 October 2020
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Datum:Donnerstag 27 September 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 44-77713
Werknummer: 33109
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Tanazawa (   Japan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Atsugi NAS (NJA/RJTA), Japan
Flug nach:Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC), Japan
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into Mount Tanazawa.

Informationsquelle:
» Toledo Blade - Sep 28, 1951
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)


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Distance from Atsugi NAS to Tachikawa Air Base as the crow flies is 27 km (17 miles).

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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