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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:Samstag 23 Juni 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-16195
Werknummer: 20661
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:240 km (150 Meilen) NW of Myitkyina (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Myitkyina North Airfield, Myanmar
Flug nach:Ledo Airfield, Indien
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in mountainous terrain.

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Distance from Myitkyina North Airfield to Ledo Airfield as the crow flies is 267 km (167 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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