Date & Time: Sep 27, 1950
Type of aircraft:
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Landing (descent or approach)
Charter (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After touchdown in Iwakuni AFB, the aircraft went out of control and veered off runway to the right. While contacting soft ground, the undercarriage were sheared off and the aircraft slid for several yards before coming to rest with its left wing crumpled. There were no casualties but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
After landing, the copilot inadvertently opened the right throttle and left cowl flap instead of both cowl flaps.