NTSB Identification: FTW71AF075
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CURTISS-WRT C-46F, registration: N446M

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0419  71/5/10    HOUSTON,TEX         CURTISS-WRT C-46F   CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1509                    N446M               PX-  0  0  0  CTR CARGO-I               49, 15500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            3500 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ELLINGTON AFBASE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HOUSTON,TEX                 MIAMI,FLA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: PROPELLER                       IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               LANDING: GO-AROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS - FOREIGN MATERIAL AFFECTING NORMAL OPERATIONS
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY LOADED AIRCRAFT-WEIGHT-AND/OR C.G.
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INTENTIONAL WHEELS-UP
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
        REMARKS- R PROP OSPEED,METAL CHIPS,FEATH.OWT 1129 LBS.UN LOWER GR NORMAL SYS.HIT WIRES.

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