UI Curtiss C-46A-35-CU Commando 42-3597,
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Date:Tuesday 25 April 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-35-CU Commando
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-3597
MSN: 26730
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Imphal -   India
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Chittagong Airport
Destination airport:
The Curtiss C-46A Commando, 42-3597, assigned to 10th Air Force, Air Transport Command, Station 11, departed Chittagong, on a cargo transport mission to Supam, India.
The aircraft was attacked by enemy aircraft and shot down. The pilot bailed out and suffered a broken left leg and minor injuries. The other crew members died in the crash



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