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Last updated: 14 December 2019
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Fecha:lunes 24 abril 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-35-CU Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-3630
Numéro de série: 26763
Año de Construcción: 1944
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:cerca Imphal (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

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


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