Accident Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando N5133B, Monday 3 February 1969
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Date:Monday 3 February 1969
Time:01:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Owner/operator:Carolina Aircraft Corp.
Registration: N5133B
MSN: 26988
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Manaus, AM -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:San Andrés Island Airport (ADZ/SKSP)
Destination airport:Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM (PLL/SBMN)
Narrative:
The C-46 ditched in the Rio Negro river following fuel exhaustion.

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: 
Report number: UNK69X0109
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB
Folha de São Paulo 5 February 1969, p6

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