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Last updated: 27 February 2020
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Datum:Samstag 15 November 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 44-78114
Werknummer: 33510
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Kangnung (   Südkorea)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kangnung Air Base (KAG/RKNN), Südkorea
Flug nach:Pohang Air Base (KPO/RKTH), Südkorea
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into the Sea of Japan / East Sea after takeoff.

The aircraft was attached to the USAF 34th Troop Carrier Sqn, 315th Air Division.

Informationsquelle:
» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)


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Distance from Kangnung Air Base to Pohang Air Base as the crow flies is 200 km (125 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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