ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46A-1-CU Commando XA-GOT San Diego, CA
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Date:Tuesday 18 August 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-1-CU Commando
Operator:Aerovias Contreras
Registration: XA-GOT
MSN: 26403
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ESE of San Diego, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into hill. The crew (2?) was reportedly killed in the accident.

Sources:
» Wreckchasing 2 (p.90/91)


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