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Last updated: 24 January 2022
Datum:Sonntag 8 September 1974
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Transportes Aéreos de Integración-TAISA
Kennzeichen: TI-1010C
Werknummer: 33348
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Port-au-Prince (   Haiti)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Flug nach:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC), Costa Rica
The Curtiss C-46D cargo plane operated on a cargo flight from San José-Juan Santamaria Airport in Costa Rica to Port-au-Prince Airport in Haiti, and return.
On the return leg an engine failed and the aircraft impacted the side of a mountain near Port-au-Prince.

» La Nacion 11 September 1974, p10A


photo of Curtiss-C-46D-Commando-TI-1010C
accident date: 08-09-1974
type: Curtiss C-46D Commando
registration: TI-1010C

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Port-au-Prince Airport to San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport as the crow flies is 1590 km (993 miles).

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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