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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 26 abril 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-24710
Numéro de série: 26631
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Sookerating Air Base (   India)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Sookerating Air Base, India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sookerating Air Base, India
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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