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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 26 April 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-24710
Werknummer: 26631
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Sookerating Air Base (   Indien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Sookerating Air Base, Indien
Flug nach:Sookerating Air Base, Indien
Unfallbericht:
The C-46 crashed during a test flight after a taxiing accident left prop repair. During test hop the left prop over feathered and went into reverse pitch. Pilot was able to partially straighten aircraft out to crash land.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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photo of Curtiss-C-46A-25-CU-Commando-41-24710
accident date: 26-04-1944
type: Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando
registration: 41-24710
photo of Curtiss-C-46A-25-CU-Commando-41-24710
accident date: 26-04-1944
type: Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando
registration: 41-24710
 

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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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