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Last updated: 30 March 2020
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Date:Tuesday 4 October 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Capitol Airways
Registration: N4719N
C/n / msn: 22560
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 2
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Sacramento, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Sacramento-McClellan AFB, CA (MCC/KMCC), United States of America
Narrative:
On finals to McClellan AFB at night, the C-46 crew heard a thud and saw a bright flash below the aircraft. It appeared that a collision with a Cessna (N6484B) had taken place. The trailing edge of the Curtiss' inboard flap had a 7 inch dent.



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