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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:Tuesday 18 January 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-20-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-24660
C/n / msn: 26581
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Sookerating and Yunnanyi (   Unknown country)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sookerating Air Base, India
Destination airport:Yunnanyi Airport, China
Narrative:
Missing in the China-Burma-India theatre of operations.

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Distance from Sookerating Air Base to Yunnanyi Airport as the crow flies is 561 km (351 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks 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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