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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 10 December 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46E Commando
Operator:Slick Airways
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Dallas, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Dallas (unknown airport), TX, United States of America
Narrative:
The C-46 landed long and aquaplaned on the wet runway. It overran the runway, went through the boundary fence and crossed a ditch which sheared off the landing gear before coming to rest.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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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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