ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46 Commando registration unknown Pyongtaek
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Date:Thursday 10 April 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:Republic of Korea Air Force - ROKAF
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Pyongtaek (   South Korea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Daegu (Taegu) International Airport (TAE/RKTN), South Korea
Destination airport:Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport (SEL/RKSS), South Korea
A rebellious Air Force captain attempted to hijack the plane to Communist North Korea. In the struggle to commandeer the plane, he shot and killed one of the crew members.



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Distance from Daegu (Taegu) International Airport to Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport as the crow flies is 247 km (155 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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