ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando 41-24694 between Chittagong and Imphal
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Date:Saturday 27 May 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-24694
MSN: 26615
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Chittagong and Imphal (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chittagong Airport, Bangladesh
Destination airport:Imphal Municipal Airport (IMF/VEIM), India
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» MACR


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Distance from Chittagong Airport to Imphal Municipal Airport as the crow flies is 349 km (218 miles).

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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