Flugunfall 25 JAN 1944 einer Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express 42-107262 - Himalaya Mountains
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Datum:Dienstag 25 Januar 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-107262
Werknummer: 14
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Himalaya Mountains (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), Indien
Flug nach:Yangkai Airfield, Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in the Himalaya Mountains. One crew member bailed out and survived.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Zachary Taylor Nat'l Cemetery Memorial Page 12


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Distance from Jorhat-Rowriah Airport to Yangkai Airfield as the crow flies is 899 km (562 miles).

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