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Date:Friday 7 May 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-5180
MSN: 26382
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-43
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Great Inagua, Bahamas (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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photo of Curtiss-C-46-Commando-41-5180
accident date: 07-05-1943
type: Curtiss C-46 Commando
registration: 41-5180
 
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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