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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Fecha:viernes 22 septiembre 1944
Hora:15:50 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-107360
Numéro de série: 27047
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 30 / Ocupantes: 30
Total:Fatalidades: 34 / Ocupantes: 34
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Bahrain (   Bahrein)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bahrain-Muhurraq RAF Station, Bahrein
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Karachi (unknown airport), Pakistán
The C-46A transport plane had arrived at Bahrain from Habbaniya. It refueled and planned to continue to Karachi.
Upon takeoff the airplane reached a height of 800 feet. It then fell off to the left and crashed into the sea.

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