Mid-air collision Accident Curtiss C-46A-60-CK Commando N10415, Thursday 16 June 1966
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Date:Thursday 16 June 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-60-CK Commando
Owner/operator:Zantop Air Transport
Registration: N10415
MSN: 341
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:10 km NW of Columbia City, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW)
Destination airport:Kansas City Downtown Municipal Airport, MO (MKC/KMKC)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The C-46 collided with a Piper PA-23-250 Aztec aircraft (N56287); both aircraft crashed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Failure of both crews to maintain adequate lookout.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Report number: CHI66A0099
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


NTSB File # 1-0061

Revision history:


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