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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
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Date:Saturday 6 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15392
C/n / msn: 19858
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:within Sagaing Region (   Myanmar)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The crew bailed out after suffering an engine failure due to icing in the China-Burma-India theatre of operations. The C-47A crashed.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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