- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 07, 1949
Time: 00:25
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Operator: Strato Freight
Flight #: ?
Route: San Juan - Miami
AC Type: Curtiss C-46D-5-CU
Registration: N92857
cn / ln: 30506
Aboard: 81   (passengers:75  crew:6)
Fatalities: 53   (passengers:52  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean during takeoff after a loss of the No. 2 engine. The loss of power in the right engine before the aircraft could attain the optimum single engine climb speed, which together with being overloaded resulted in the aircraft losing altitude and ditching into the ocean. Incorrect spark plugs installed on the No. 2 engine.
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