Flugunfall 17 MAR 1952 einer Curtiss R-5C-1 (C-46) 50708 - Dallas, TX
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Datum:Montag 17 Mrz 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss R-5C-1 (C-46)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 50708
Werknummer: 152
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Dallas, TX (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Dallas NAS, TX, USA
Flug nach:Cherry Point MCAS, NC (KNKT), USA
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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