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Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Datum:zondag 1 maart 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 42-96539
Constructienummer: 30201
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,6 km (1 mijl) ESE of Avon, IN (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Aurora-Lowry AFB, CO, Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Columbus-Atterbury AFB, IN, Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The occupants bailed out after the flight became lost in a blinding snowstorm. The airplane crashed into a farm field.

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


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