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Last updated: 8 April 2020
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Date:Friday 20 September 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operator:Western Hemisphere Import Export Co.
Registration: PP-LEI
C/n / msn: 27080
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) from Panagarh (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Curtiss Commando carried out a forced landing in a paddy field near Panagarh Airbase. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

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