Accident Curtiss C-46 Commando 41-5176, Wednesday 24 February 1943
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Date:Wednesday 24 February 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-5176
MSN: 26378
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-43
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Buffalo, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Buffalo Niagara International Airport, NY (BUF/KBUF)
The C-46 burst into flames when the plane made an emergency landing at Buffalo.


Pilots Escape in Crash Of Curtiss Transport (Salamanca Republican-Press, 1943-02-25)


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