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Datum:zondag 30 juli 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: KG537
Constructienummer: 13020
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Chindwin (   Myanmar)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Sylhet Civil Airport (ZYL/VGSY), Bangladesh
Vliegveld van aankomst:Sylhet Civil Airport (ZYL/VGSY), Bangladesh
Beschrijving:
Dakota KG537 of 117 Sqn RAF of Air Command S.E.Asia left Sylhet at 06:36 local time for positions 25.15N, 96.40E and 25.17N 96.58E to carry out an operational supply drop mission. The last message received from the aircraft stated "being attacked by Japanese fighters at 24.50N, 95.55E, south of Chindwin, Burma." The aircraft failed to return to base and nothing further heard of aircraft or crew.

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» Missing with no known grave / by Alan Storr


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