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Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Datum:Montag 31 Januar 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-24708
Werknummer: 26629
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:NE of Goliang, Arunachal Pradesh (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Mohanbari Air Base (MOH/VEMN), Indien
Flug nach:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
Missing during a routine cargo flight. The C-46 was later found to have crashed on a mountain side at an elevation of 12.000 feet.

Informationsquelle:
» MIA Recoveries (miarecoveries.org)


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Distance from Mohanbari Air Base to Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield as the crow flies is 814 km (509 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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