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Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 29 oktober 1960
Tijd:22:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Arctic Pacific
Registratie: N1244N
Constructienummer: 22458
Bouwjaar: 1945
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 20 / inzittenden: 45
Totaal:slachtoffers: 22 / inzittenden: 48
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Toledo-Express Airport, OH (TOL) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Toledo-Express Airport, OH (TOL/KTOL), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kansas City Downtown Municipal Airport, MO (MKC/KMKC), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The C-46 was chartered to transport the California State Polytechnic College football team from Santa Maria, California to Toledo, Ohio and return. The aircraft took off from Toledo Express Airport on the return flight to San Luis Obispo, California, weighing approximately 2 000 lb more than its maximum certificated gross weight of 47 100 lb. The aircraft crashed approximately 5 800 feet from the threshold of the takeoff runway, caught fire and was destroyed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was due to loss of control during a premature lift-off. Contributing factors were the overweight aircraft, weather conditions, and partial loss of power in the left engine."



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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Toledo-Express Airport, OH en Kansas City Downtown Municipal Airport, MO bedraagt 947 km (592 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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Curtiss C-46

  • 3341 built
  • 866e ongeval
  • 209e dodelijk ongeval
  • 35e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 42e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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