Date & Time: Apr 23, 1994 at 0400 LT
Type of aircraft:
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Just after liftoff, while climbing by night, the left engine lost power and failed. Its propeller was feathered and undercarriage and flaps were retracted. The aircraft lost height and crash landed near the runway end. Both pilots escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. It was chartered by Relief Air Transport.
Failure of the left engine during initial climb for unknown reasons.