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Fecha:sábado 7 abril 1945
Hora:13:48
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 43-47187
Numéro de série: 258
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) SW of Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The transport plane entered a dive from a height of about 400 feet after takeoff from runway 23 and crashed. It appeared that the elevator gust locks were still in place.

Fuentes:
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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