ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46 Commando 199 Kinmen
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Date:Thursday 2 October 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:Republic of China Air Force - ROCAF
Registration: 199
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kinmen (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
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Two Nationalist C-46 aircraft were reportedly shot down over Kinmen by MiG fighter aircrafts while they were airdropping war material.
Three airmen were released 1 July 1959. They were captured "last year" when their plane shot down over the "Fukien front".

» Singapore Standard 4 October 1958, p1/2 July 1959, p14


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