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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Fecha:miércoles 18 abril 1945
Hora:22:05
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 44-77721
Numéro de série: 33117
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:13 km (8.1 milles) NW of Burnet, TX (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Austin-Bergstrom Field, TX (KAYS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Austin-Bergstrom Field, TX (KAYS), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A C-46 transport plane was destroyed in an accident during a low altitude navigation flight. All four on board were killed. The flight left Austin-Bergstrom Field at 20:31 but failed to return. The wreckage was located four days later. The airplane had crashed into a wooded hillside at an elevation of 1500 feet.

Fuentes:
» Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents in the United States, 1941-1945, Vol. 3: August 1944-December 1945 / Anthony J. Mireles


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