ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46D Commando 44-78455 Atsugi NAS (NJA)
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Date:Saturday 22 September 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-78455
MSN: 22278
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Atsugi NAS (NJA) (   Japan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Biak (unknown airport), Indonesia
Destination airport:Atsugi NAS (NJA/RJTA), Japan
The airplane crashed into a mountain near Atsugi under unknown circumstances. Both pilots died in the crash.



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