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Last updated: 14 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 19 August 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-15-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-12430
C/n / msn: 26557
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
An engine failure forced all crew members to bail out. The C-46 crashed. The exact location is unknown, but it happened in the China-Burma-India theatre of operations.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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