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Date:Monday 7 August 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-61034
MSN: 26909
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Abadan Airport (ABD) (   Iran)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Abadan Airport (ABD/OIAA), Iran
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair after engine failed on takeoff.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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