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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Fecha:miércoles 27 septiembre 1950
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Operador:Civil Air Transport
Registración: XT-862
Numéro de série: 22351
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Iwakuni MCAS (   Japón)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Iwakuni MCAS (IWK/RJOI), Japón
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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