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Last updated: 17 April 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 28 April 1966
Zeit:03:45 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Betrieben durch:Air America
Gemietet von :China Airlines
Kennzeichen: CA-1
Werknummer: 22367
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kon Tum Airfield (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:Kon Tum Airfield, Vietnam
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Air America leased China Airlines' C-46 B-1535 and coded it "CA-1" in 1966. During takeoff, the plane experienced an over speed prop to 3000 RPM of the no. 1 engine at 80 knots. As there was little runway left and US military tents and aircraft on both sides, the pilot retracted the gear and belly-landed the plane into a field straight ahead.

Informationsquelle:
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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