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Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 27 September 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Civil Air Transport
Kennzeichen: XT-862
Werknummer: 22351
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Iwakuni MCAS (   Japan)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Iwakuni MCAS (IWK/RJOI), Japan
Unfallbericht:
After landing at Iwakuni, Japan, the copilot inadvertently opened the right throttle and left cowl flap instead of both cowl flaps. The aircraft veered off the runway onto rough ground. The undercarriage collapsed.
Some parts were salvaged for spares.

Informationsquelle:
» CAT, Air Asia, Air America–the Company on Taiwan I: Structure and Development / Dr. Joe F. Leeker, 2015
» Perilous Missions: Civil Air Transport and CIA Covert Operations in Asia / William M. Leary


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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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