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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 29 January 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-93339
C/n / msn: 13240
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Barrackpore Air Base (   India)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Barrackpore Air Base (VEBR), India
Destination airport:Delhi (unknown airport), India
Narrative:
Crashed in an emergency landing shortly after the takeoff.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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