Runway excursion Accident Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando 42-61042, Monday 5 March 1945
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Date:Monday 5 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-61042
MSN: 26917
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Luliang -   China
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Luliang Airstrip
Destination airport:
Damaged beyond repair. On takeoff the pilot lost directional control in a strong cross-wind and ran off the runway into a ditch.


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