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Accident description
Last updated: 25 November 2015
Date:Friday 17 December 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: BJ622
C/n / msn: 25842/14397
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Machuka (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Accident during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.

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