ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss R-5C-1 (C-46) 50708 Dallas, TX
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Date:Monday 17 March 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss R-5C-1 (C-46)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 50708
MSN: 152
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 22
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Dallas, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Dallas NAS, TX, United States of America
Destination airport:Cherry Point MCAS, NC (KNKT), United States of America
The occupants bailed out after an engine fire. Two killed in bail-out.

» The Victoria Advocate 18 March 1952, p1


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Distance from Dallas NAS, TX to Cherry Point MCAS, NC as the crow flies is 1856 km (1160 miles).

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