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Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Fecha:domingo 16 noviembre 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operador:Capitol Airways
Registración: N1301N
Numéro de série: 22480
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:37 km (23.1 milles) W of Fort Collins, CO (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ogden-Hill AFB, UT (HIF/KHIF), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The Curtiss C-46 was en route over mountainous terrain in IMC when the no. 2 engine failed. In conditions of turbulence and icing, the aircraft crashed into a mountain at 8700 feet.

Fuentes:
» The Bulletin - Nov 18, 1958
» The Milwaukee Journal - Nov 20, 1958
» The Spokesman-Review - Nov 19, 1958


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Distance from Denver-Stapleton International Airport, CO to Ogden-Hill AFB, UT as the crow flies is 614 km (384 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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