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Last updated: 5 December 2019
Estado:
Fecha:martes 13 noviembre 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operador:Lambair
Registración: C-GYHT
Numéro de série: 22375
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1 km (0.6 milles) NW of Churchill-Metropolitan Area Airport, MB (YYQ) (   Canadá)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Desconocido
Aeropuerto de Salida:Churchill Airport, MB (YYQ/CYYQ), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
No.1 engine oil temperature rise and a drop in oil pressure forced the crew to descend and turn back to Churchill. The aircraft couldn't hold the altitude and a forced landing was made in rough terrain 1/4 mile short of the runway. Reportedly, the aircraft was overloaded.

Fuentes:
» Scramble 186(59)


Fotos

photo of Curtiss-C-46F-Commando-C-GYHT
accident date: 13-11-1979
type: Curtiss C-46F Commando
registration: C-GYHT
photo of Curtiss-C-46F-Commando-C-GYHT
accident date: 13-11-1979
type: Curtiss C-46F Commando
registration: C-GYHT
 
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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