ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando 42-101234 Chittagong
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Date:Wednesday 21 March 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-101234
MSN: 30689
First flight: 1944
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:64 km (40 mls) E of Chittagong (   Bangladesh)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed. Possible a mid-air collision with an L-5 (44-16815).

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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