Date: August 14, 1963
Time: 15:00
Location: Near Great Falls, Montana
Operator: American Air Export & Import Co.
Flight #: 1814
Route: ?
AC Type: Curtiss C-46F-1-CU
Registration: N67941
cn / ln: 22391
Aboard: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft lost an engine during takeoff and could not gain sufficient altitude, entered a canyon which forced a landing in a field causing the aircraft to strike a small earth dam. The failure of the captain to effect a proper and timely assessment of a power plant malfunction, followed by improper judgment and technique during a single-engine emergency operation.

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