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Estado:
Fecha:sábado 16 noviembre 1946
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 44-78691
Numéro de série: 22514
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 18
Total:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:24 km (15 milles) de la costa de Iwo Jima Air Base (IWO), Japan (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Guam-Agana NAS (NGM), Guam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Iwo Jima Air Base (IWO/RJAW), Japón
Descripción:
Crashed.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Chicago Tribune


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Distance from Guam-Agana NAS to Iwo Jima Air Base as the crow flies is 1301 km (813 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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