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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Datum:Dienstag 25 April 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-35-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-3597
Werknummer: 26730
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Imphal (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Chittagong Airport, Bangladesh
Flug nach:?
The Curtiss C-46A Commando, 42-3597, assigned to 10th Air Force, Air Transport Command, Station 11, departed Chittagong, on a cargo transport mission to Supam, India.
The aircraft was attacked by enemy aircraft and shot down. The pilot bailed out and suffered a broken left leg and minor injuries. The other crew members died in the crash



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