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Last updated: 27 May 2020
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Date:Tuesday 2 November 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-60-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-24360
C/n / msn: 10222
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:E of Walong (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Yunnanyi Airport, China
Destination airport:Misamari Air Base, India
Narrative:
Missing in service during a flight from Yunnanyi, China to Misamari, India. The wreckage was located on October 19, 2003.
The C-47 was assigned to the 28th Transport Group, 97th Squadron.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» MIA Recoveries (miarecoveries.org)


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