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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 10 Dezember 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 44-78604
Werknummer: 22427
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:8 km (5 Meilen) SW of Osaka-Itami Air Base (ITM) (   Japan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Osaka-Itami Airport (ITM/RJOO), Japan
Flug nach:Fukuoka Airport (FUK/RJFF), Japan
Unfallbericht:
Crashed two minutes after take-off.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» The Lewiston Daily Sun - Dec 11, 1946


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Distance from Osaka-Itami Airport to Fukuoka Airport as the crow flies is 475 km (297 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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