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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Fecha:domingo 1 marzo 1953
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 42-96539
Numéro de série: 30201
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,6 km (1 milles) ESE of Avon, IN (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Aurora-Lowry AFB, CO, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Columbus-Atterbury AFB, IN, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The occupants bailed out after the flight became lost in a blinding snowstorm. The airplane crashed into a farm field.

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


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