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Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Datum:Montag 26 Juni 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: 42-3682
Werknummer: 26815
Baujahr: 1944
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:33,6 km (21 Meilen) NW of Sookerating (   Indien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Sookerating Air Base, Indien
Flug nach:Yunnanyi Airport, Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
A Curtiss C-46 Commando, 42-3682, assigned to 10th Air Force, Air Transport Command, advance airfield Station 7, departed Sookerating, India, on a mission to Yunnayi, China.
The aircraft crashed on an island in the Brahamaputra River in India between Sookerating, India, and Shinbwiyang, Burma.

Informationsquelle:
» miac47burmawwii.org


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Distance from Sookerating Air Base to Yunnanyi Airport as the crow flies is 561 km (351 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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