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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Fecha:sábado 15 noviembre 1952
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 44-78114
Numéro de série: 33510
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Kangnung (   Corea del Sur)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kangnung Air Base (KAG/RKNN), Corea del Sur
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Pohang Air Base (KPO/RKTH), Corea del Sur
Crashed into the Sea of Japan / East Sea after takeoff.

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

» Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
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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