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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Fecha:jueves 29 junio 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-30-CU Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-3574
Numéro de série: 26707
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:at an unknown location (   País desconocido)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Misamari Air Base, India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Myitkyina (unknown airport), Birmania
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» miac47burmawwii.org


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