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Last updated: 21 April 2021
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Date:Tuesday 23 May 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FL576
C/n / msn: 11983
First flight: 1943
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Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:within Myanmar (   Myanmar)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Assam, India
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Missing within Myanmar during an air-drop supply drop mission to ground troops.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» Warbirds of India (warbirds.in)


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