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Last updated: 28 January 2022
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Fecha:martes 23 mayo 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-23510
Numéro de série: 9372
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:43 km (26.9 milles) NW of Myitkyina (   Birmania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dinjan Airport, India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dinjan Airport, India
Descripción:
The C-47A transport plane was went missing during a mission to drop a cargo of mortar shells and supplies near Myitkyina. Weather in the area was poor with ceiling at 100 feet, visibility 1/4 mile and rain.
The crash site was located in the year 2001, 27 miles northwest of Myitkyina in forested foothills.
The remains of all seven deceased crew members were identified and buried at Arlington National Cemetery, United States.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Stars & Stripes 23-5-2013


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