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Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 24 November 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-5-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-12287
Werknummer: 26414
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:between Sookerating and Kunming (   Unbekannt Land)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Sookerating Air Base, Indien
Flug nach:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was shot down by a Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero shortly after clearing the ceiling to clear mountains. Copilot GW Black survived an 8 day walk out. Pilot RL Wilson survived as did crewman G. Winkleman. R/O S. Florian died while exiting aircraft from wing debris.

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Distance from Sookerating Air Base to Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield as the crow flies is 765 km (478 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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