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Last updated: 24 July 2021
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Date:Wednesday 30 April 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D Commando
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-77543
MSN: 3Z939
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) NW of Kamikawa (   Japan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into Mount Aso on routine flight.

Sources:
» Evening Star 30 April 1952, pA8


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