Accident
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Samstag 3 November 1945
Zeit:ca 02:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-5-DO (DC-4)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 45-528
Werknummer: 35981
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 40 / Insassen: 40
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 44 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Chhukha (   Bhutan) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Dibrugarh-Chabua Airport (DIB), Indien
Flug nach:Karachi (unknown airport), Pakistan
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into a mountain at an elevation of 8000 feet. The pilot decided to take the direct route to Karachi instead of the designated airway.

Informationsquelle:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999


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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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