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Datum:Samstag 11 August 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Betrieben durch:All American Airways
Gemietet von :United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: N3908B
Werknummer: 22516
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 41
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 45
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR) (   USA)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Newark International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR), USA
Flug nach:Philadelphia International Airport, PA (PHL/KPHL), USA
Unfallbericht:
The takeoff was abandoned due to a loss directional control during the takeoff run. The aircraft could not be brought to a stop before the end of the runway and overran into a swampy area, coming to rest on a 4 feet embankment. A fire erupted in the vicinity of the no. 2 engine.



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Distance from Newark International Airport, NJ to Philadelphia International Airport, PA as the crow flies is 128 km (80 miles).

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