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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Date:Saturday 5 March 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-77335
MSN: 32731
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 22
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Okinawa-Naha AFB (OKA) (   Japan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Okinawa-Naha AFB (OKA/ROAH), Japan
Destination airport:?
Crashed shortly after take-off.

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