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Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Datum:Montag 24 April 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-35-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-3630
Werknummer: 26763
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Imphal (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
The C-46 transport plane was shot down by a Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane. All crew were killed. The airplane operated on supply missions between Chittagong and Imphal.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» China Airlift--the Hump, Volume 3 / edited by John G. Martin


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