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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 12 March 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-23694
C/n / msn: 489
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:nr Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG) (   China)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Mid-air fire near Kunming. Crashed; crew bailed out.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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