Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 27 May 1944
Type:Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-24694
C/n / msn: 26615
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Chittagong and Imphal (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chittagong Airport, Bangladesh
Destination airport:Imphal Municipal Airport (IMF/VEIM), India
Narrative:
Crashed.

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


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Distance from Chittagong Airport to Imphal Municipal Airport as the crow flies is 349 km (218 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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