Accident Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando XA-MIS, Friday 17 April 1959
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Date:Friday 17 April 1959
Time:06:39
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Owner/operator:Tigres Voladores
Registration: XA-MIS
MSN: 22586
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Bahía Kino -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mexicali Airport (MXL/MMML)
Destination airport:Guaymas-Gen Jose M Yanez Airport (GYM/MMGM)
Narrative:
The Curtiss Commando plane crashed after a believed on-board explosion.

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  • 16th worst accident in 1959
  • 37th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 30th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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