Airplane Crash - Atlantiocean Off Florida 06/05/1950

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - AtlantiOcean off Florida


Date06/05/1950
Time22:03
LocationAtlantiOcean off Florida
OperatorWestair Transport
RouteSan Juan - Wilmington NC
TypeCurtiss C-46-F-1-CU
RegistrationN1248N
Cn/In22496
Aboard65
Fatalities28
Ground0
SummaryDitched into the Atlanti300 miles east of Melbourne, Florida on a flight from San Juan, Porto Rico to Wilmington, North Carolina due to failure of both engines. It sank in one of the deepest areas of the Atlantiand could not be recovered. Failure of both engines for reasons unknown.

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