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Last updated: 20 April 2021
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Date:Sunday 16 December 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operator:Zantop Air Transport
Registration: N2028A
C/n / msn: 30380
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Long Beach, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Long Beach Municipal Airport, CA (LGB/KLGB), United States of America
Narrative:
The Zantop crew made a straight-in controlled VFR approach to Long Beach when they encountered an area of ground fog. Visibility was zero as the aircraft struck the ground.



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