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Date:Monday 4 March 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operator:Japan Air Self-Defense Force - JASDF
Registration: 51-1110
MSN: 33737
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:W off Yonago-Miho Air Base (YGJ) (   Japan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Yonago-Miho Air Base (YGJ/RJOH), Japan
Narrative:
Ditched.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» Toledo Blade - March 4, 1957
» The Aviation Forum thread [Accident Report] JASDF aircraft accidents in 1965 to 2005 in Japan


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Curtiss C-46

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