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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:Sunday 17 December 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operator:Loide Aéreo Nacional
Registration: PP-LDD
MSN: 30346
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 44
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 49
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Campina Grande Airport, PB (CPV) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Campina Grande Airport, PB (CPV/SBKG), Brazil
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair after forced gear-up landing.

Sources:
» Correio da Manhã 21 December 1950, p6


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