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Accident description
Last updated: 10 October 2015
Date:Saturday 9 December 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-60942
C/n / msn: 26817
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:S of Myitkyina Airport (MYT) (   Myanmar)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Crashed following on board fire. Fatal accident.

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