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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 29 Juni 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-30-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-3574
Werknummer: 26707
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:at an unknown location (   Unbekannt Land)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Misamari Air Base, Indien
Flug nach:Myitkyina (unknown airport), Myanmar
Unfallbericht:
A Curtiss C-46A Commando, 42-3574, assigned to 10th Air Force, Air Transport Command, 1328th Air Base Unit, Station 11, departed the airfield at Misamari, India, on a cargo transportation flight to Myitkyina, Burma, then across the Himalayas, to the airfield at Yankai, China.
The C-46A was attacked and set afire by enemy fighters and the crew had to bail out. The pilot was unable to bail out and died in the crash.

Informationsquelle:
» miac47burmawwii.org


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