Accident
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 3 noviembre 1945
Hora:ca 02:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54G-5-DO (DC-4)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 45-528
Numéro de série: 35981
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 40 / Ocupantes: 40
Total:Fatalidades: 44 / Ocupantes: 44
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Chhukha (   Bután) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dibrugarh-Chabua Airport (DIB), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Karachi (unknown airport), Pakistán
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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