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Accident description
Last updated: 1 June 2016
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Date:Thursday 25 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-77396
C/n / msn: 32792
First flight: 1944
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Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Biak-Mokmer Airport (BIK/WABB), Indonesia
Destination airport:Tacloban Airport (TAC/RPVA), Philippines
Narrative:
Missing on a flight from Biak to Tacloban

Classification:
Missing
Missing

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Distance from Biak-Mokmer Airport to Tacloban Airport as the crow flies is 1837 km (1148 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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