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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Datum:woensdag 26 april 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 41-24710
Constructienummer: 26631
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Sookerating Air Base (   India)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Sookerating Air Base, India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Sookerating Air Base, India
Beschrijving:
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.

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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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