UI Curtiss C-46A-35-CU Commando 42-3630,
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Date:Monday 24 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: 42-3630
MSN: 26763
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Imphal -   India
Phase: En route
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Destination airport:
The C-46 transport plane was shot down by a Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane. All crew were killed. The airplane operated on supply missions between Chittagong and Imphal.


Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
China Airlift--the Hump, Volume 3 / edited by John G. Martin

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