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Last updated: 21 April 2021
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Fecha:sábado 29 enero 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-25-CU Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 41-24739
Numéro de série: 26660
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:NE of Rilu (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chanyi Airport, China
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Misamari Air Base, India
Descripción:
The C-46 aircraft departed Chanyi, China at 09:40Z for Misamari, India. Winds were reported out of the SW at 80 - 100 mph at altitudes greater than 18,000 ft. and severe icing below 21,000 ft. No radio contact was received after it departed Chanyi. It was later found to have crashed at 3679 feet elevation on a jungle hill.

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


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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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