Loss of control Accident Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando N1302N, Saturday 31 May 1958
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Date:Saturday 31 May 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Owner/operator:Reeve Aleutian Airways
Registration: N1302N
MSN: 22479
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Driftwood Bay, AK -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Driftwood Bay, AK
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Curtiss C-46 freighter took off from Driftwood Bay carrying a cargo of bags of cement. Immediately after lift-off the aircraft started to porpoise and at 800 feet altitude it went into a vertical climb and crashed into water.
The two crew members were killed in this crash.



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01-Feb-2024 09:31 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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