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Accident description
Last updated: 26 September 2016
Status:
Date:Friday 10 December 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-15-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-12419
C/n / msn: 26546
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Yunnanyi and Sookerating (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Yunnanyi Airport, China
Destination airport:Sookerating Air Base, India
Narrative:
Crashed.

Classification:
Missing
Missing

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» MACR


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Distance from Yunnanyi Airport to Sookerating Air Base as the crow flies is 561 km (351 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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