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Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:Tuesday 23 October 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-76232
MSN: 32564/15816
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:unknown (   Myanmar)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Myitkyina South Airport (MYT/VYMK), Myanmar
Destination airport:Chabua Air Force Station, India
Narrative:
The aircraft went missing and is believed to have crashed in a weather-related accident in Burma.

Sources:
» findagrave.com
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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Distance from Myitkyina South Airport to Chabua Air Force Station as the crow flies is 319 km (199 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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