ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando LX-LAA Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR) 
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Last updated: 24 September 2022
Date:Thursday 19 June 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:Luxembourg Airlines
Registration: LX-LAA
C/n / msn: 22422
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR) (   Germany)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Stuttgart-Echterdingen Airport (STR/EDDS), Germany
The Curtiss C-46, on a training flight, landed at Stuttgart. After touchdown the left landing gear leg collapsed, causing the plane to veer off the runway. The aircraft caught fire and was damaged beyond repair.

Landing gear collapse
Runway excursion


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.

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