American Air Export & Import Co. Flight 1814

American Air Export & Import Co. Flight 1814Wednesday August 14, 1963
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.

Crash Details

DateWednesday August 14, 1963
LocationNear Great Falls, Montana
Passengers0
Crew2
Fatalities1
Survivors1
Aircraft TypeCurtiss C-46F-1-CU
OperatorAmerican Air Export & Import Co.
RegistrationN67941
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Great Falls, Montana
American Air Export & Import Co.
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU
1963