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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 1 März 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 42-96539
Werknummer: 30201
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,6 km (1 Meilen) ESE of Avon, IN (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Aurora-Lowry AFB, CO, USA
Flug nach:Columbus-Atterbury AFB, IN, USA
Unfallbericht:
The occupants bailed out after the flight became lost in a blinding snowstorm. The airplane crashed into a farm field.

Informationsquelle:
» Youngstown Indicator 2 March 1953, p1+2 (placed on 2 March 1959)
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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