ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando 42-96726 Kunming
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Date:Thursday 31 May 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-96726
MSN: 30388
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kunming (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crew bailed out following engine problems.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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