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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 6 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated C-109 Liberator Express
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-49235
C/n / msn: 4090
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Imphal (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dhaka-Kurmitola Air Base, Bangladesh
Destination airport:Chengkung Airfield, China
Narrative:
Missing in service during a routine transport flight.

Sources:
» MACR 11068
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» findagrave.com


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Distance from Dhaka-Kurmitola Air Base to Chengkung Airfield as the crow flies is 1253 km (783 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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