- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 01, 1954
Time: 1350
Location: Off Hokkaido, Japan
Operator: Military - U.S. Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Misawa - Chitose
AC Type: Curtiss-Wright C46D-CU
Registration: 44-78027A
cn / ln: 33423
Aboard: 35   (passengers:30  crew:5)
Fatalities: 35   (passengers:30  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: After reporting a fire in the cargo hold and that a ditching was imminent, the last message from the aircraft was "I've lost control of the aircraft we're going in." The plane crashed 30 km south of Tomakomai.
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