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Last updated: 23 October 2020
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Fecha:lunes 1 febrero 1954
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: 44-78027
Numéro de série: 33423
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 30 / Ocupantes: 30
Total:Fatalidades: 35 / Ocupantes: 35
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:S off Hokkaido (   Japón)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tachikawa Air Base (RJTC), Japón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sapporo-Chitose Airport (CTS/RJCC), Japón
Descripción:
The airplane reportedly suffered an in-flight fire. The pilot attempted a ditched in the Tsugaru Straits between the islands of Honshu and Hokkaido, but the airplane crashed.

Fuentes:
» Dover Daily Reporter February 01,1954


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Distance from Tachikawa Air Base to Sapporo-Chitose Airport as the crow flies is 806 km (504 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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