Accident description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 25 May 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100614
C/n / msn: 19077
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 23
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:N of Tezpur (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Calcutta (unknown airport), India
Destination airport:Dinjan Airport, India
Narrative:
Crashed during a meat shuttle fligh between Calcutta and Dinjan, India.

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


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