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Estado:
Fecha:lunes 25 noviembre 1968
Hora:15:33
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Operador:Air America
Registración: N1386N
Numéro de série: 22265
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 25
Total:Fatalidades: 26 / Ocupantes: 28
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) de Savannakhet Airport (ZVK) (   Laos)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Savannakhet Airport (ZVK/VLSK), Laos
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Vientiane-Wattay Airport (VTE/VLVT), Laos
Descripción:
An engine failed shortly after takeoff and the airplane crashed. A wing separated and burned, and the fuselage came to rest inverted.

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


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Distance from Savannakhet Airport to Vientiane-Wattay Airport as the crow flies is 281 km (175 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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Curtiss C-46

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