Accident Curtiss C-46A-60-CK Commando N7768B, Wednesday 12 September 1979
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Date:Wednesday 12 September 1979
Time:06:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-60-CK Commando
Owner/operator:Rich International Airways
Registration: N7768B
MSN: 467
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:1,6 km W off South Caicos International Airport (XSC) -   Turks and Caicos Islands
Phase: Approach
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Grand Turk Island Airport (GDT/MBJT)
Destination airport:South Caicos International Airport (XSC/MBSC)
Narrative:
Ditched after engine failure just short of the South Caicos runway 11.

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: 
Report number: MIA79RA121
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB

Location

Images:


photo (c) Austin John Brown LBIPP/www.aviationpictures.com; 1,6 km off South Caicos International Airport (XSC); March 1980


photo (c) Austin John Brown LBIPP/www.aviationpictures.com; 1,6 km off South Caicos International Airport (XSC); March 1980


photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Miami International Airport, FL (MIA); July 1974

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