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Accident description
Last updated: 30 September 2016
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Date:Friday 23 April 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-38574
C/n / msn: 4455
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chabua Airfield (   India)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chabua Airfield (VECA), India
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged in a takeoff accident.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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