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Last updated: 15 December 2019
Estado:
Fecha:martes 30 noviembre 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-107270
Numéro de série: 22
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tibetan plateau (   China)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), India
Descripción:
All five crew members bailed out after becoming lost.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Lost In Tibet: The Untold Story Of Five American Airmen, A Doomed Plane, And the Will to Survive / Richard Starks,Miriam Murcut


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield to Jorhat-Rowriah Airport as the crow flies is 873 km (546 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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