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Date:Saturday 23 October 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-20-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-24648
MSN: 26569
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Mohanbari and Yunnanyi (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mohanbari Air Base (MOH/VEMN), India
Destination airport:Yunnanyi Airport, China
Narrative:
Missing in action Indo China in the China-Burma-India theatre of operations.

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Sources:
» MACR
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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Distance from Mohanbari Air Base to Yunnanyi Airport as the crow flies is 609 km (380 miles).

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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