Accident Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando 42-107386,
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Date:Sunday 4 February 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-107386
MSN: 27073
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 34 / Occupants: 35
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:W of Karoi -   India
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Chabua Airfield (VECA)
Destination airport:Karachi (unknown airport)
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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