Vliegtuigongeval op 02 AUG 1943 met Curtiss C-46A-15-CU Commando 41-12420 - Lahe Nanyon
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Datum:maandag 2 augustus 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-15-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 41-12420
Constructienummer: 26547
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden: 20
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 24
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Lahe Nanyon (   Myanmar)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Chabua Airfield (VECA), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Beschrijving:
Crashed in the China-Burma-India theatre of operations after mechanical failure. At least one crew member was killed.
All aboard had to bail out as the airplane was not able to maintain altitude after engine problems.

Bronnen:
» China-Burma-India Hump Pilot Association Newsletter Fall/Winter 2004
» The Crash of a C-46; Tail Number: 41-12420 / John C. Neveu


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Chabua Airfield en Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield bedraagt 803 km (502 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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