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Last updated: 27 January 2022
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Date:mardi 23 mai 1944
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Compagnie:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Immatriculation: 42-23510
Numéro de série: 9372
Année de Fabrication: 1943
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Equipage:victimes: 7 / à bord: 7
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 7 / à bord: 7
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:43 km (26.9 milles) NW of Myitkyina (   Birmanie (Myanmar))
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:Dinjan Airport, Inde
Aéroport de destination:Dinjan Airport, Inde
Détails:
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.

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


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