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Last updated: 3 July 2020
Datum:donderdag 23 augustus 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss R5C-1 Commando (C-46A)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 39536
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:San Diego-North Island NAS, CA (NZY) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
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The Curtiss Command was parked at NAS San Diego when it was struck by a US Navy Grumman TBM-3 Avenger (25266) which had lost control after suffering a loss of power during landing.
Both aircraft were destroyed by fire but all occupants escaped unhurt.

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