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Last updated: 24 September 2020
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Date:Saturday 26 November 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Air America
Registration: B-130
C/n / msn: 22379
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Plain of Jars (   Laos)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Elevator control was lost, so the pilot carried out an emergency landing in the Plain of Jars.

Sources:
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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