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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Fecha:lunes 26 junio 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-35-CU Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-3682
Numéro de série: 26815
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:33,6 km (21 milles) NW of Sookerating (   India)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Sookerating Air Base, India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Yunnanyi Airport, China
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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