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Last updated: 20 October 2021
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Date:Thursday 15 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15395
MSN: 19861
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:near Laju (   Myanmar)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dinjan Airport, India
Destination airport:Myitkyina (unknown airport), Myanmar
Narrative:
The C-47A, 43-15395, assigned to the 443rd Troop Carrier Group, 2nd Troop Carrier Squadron, departed the 10th Air Force airfield at Dinjan, Assam, India, on an air supply mission to Myitkyina, Burma. It was an IFR flight. The last contact was by radio at about 11:26 hours Indian Standard Time.

Sources:
» miac47burmawwii.org
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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