Accident Curtiss C-46A-30-CU Commando 42-3575,
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Date:Friday 25 August 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-30-CU Commando
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-3575
MSN: 26708
Year of manufacture:1943
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing, written off
Location:31 km NE of Shingowlyang -   Myanmar
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP)
Destination airport:Sookerating Air Base
A Curtiss C-46 Commando, 42-3575, assigned to 10th Air Force, Air Transport Command, 1337th Air Base Unit, departed the airfield at Sookerating, India, on a flight to the airfield at Kunming, China, and return. A report was made that the C-46 was found, crashed, about 19 miles NE of Shingowlyang, Burma, and the crew was killed.

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