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Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Datum:maandag 24 april 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-35-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 42-3630
Constructienummer: 26763
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Imphal (   India)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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