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Accident
Last updated: 14 February 2016
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Datum:zondag 4 februari 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-107386
Constructienummer: 27073
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 32 / inzittenden: 33
Totaal:slachtoffers: 34 / inzittenden: 35
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:W of Karoi (   India)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Chabua Airfield (VECA), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Karachi (unknown airport), Pakistan
Beschrijving:
Over a remote jungle location approx. 55 mi NW of Jorhat, the C-46 transport aircraft developed mechanical problems and caught on fire. It crashed near the summit ridge of a jungle-covered hill at 6559 feet and burned.

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