Other Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando 44-78270, Monday 8 January 1951
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Date:Monday 8 January 1951
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 44-78270
MSN: 33666
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Other
Location:Chungju (K-41) Air Base -   South Korea
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A USAF Curtiss C-46D transport plane, 44-78505 (msn 44-78505), crashed at Chungju (K-41) Air Base in South Korea. The airplane struck and damaged two other C-46 aircraft, 44-78270 (msn 33666) and 44-78462 (msn 22285).

Sources:

Korean War Aircraft Loss Database (KORWALD)
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)

Images:


photo (c) John O. Thompson; Chonju Air Base; 08 January 1951


photo (c) John O. Thompson; Chonju Air Base; 08 January 1951

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