Accident Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando HP-312, Thursday 11 January 1962
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Date:Thursday 11 January 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Owner/operator:Aerovias Panama Airways - APASA
Registration: HP-312
MSN: 33381
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Maniamuna -   Congo (Democratic Republic)
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The aircraft crashed 45 miles from Kamina Air Base. The 17 passengers (including 10 Indian troops) and the crew escaped unhurt and returned to Kamina by helicopter.


Youngstown Vindicator 12 January 1962, p2
Youngstown Vindicator 13 January 1962, pA8

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