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Datum:zaterdag 7 april 1945
Tijd:13:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 43-47187
Constructienummer: 258
Bouwjaar: 1945
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) SW of Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Lawrenceville-George AAF, IL (LWV/KLWV), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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