Flugunfall 25 MAY 1944 einer Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) 42-32868 - Tagap
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Datum:Donnerstag 25 Mai 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-32868
Werknummer: 9094
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Tagap (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Dinjan Airport, Indien
Flug nach:Tingkawk Sakan Airfield, Myanmar
The C-47 transport plane impacted a mountain during air supply mission from Dinjan to Tingkawk Sakan. Visibility had dropped to zero as the C-47 was flying in a valley. Initially all aboard survived. The captain went for help until he reached locals after eight days. He was then brought to Tagap, Myanmar. A search party tried to trace the captain's route back to the plane but was unable to locate the crashed plane and the survivors.

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Distance from Dinjan Airport to Tingkawk Sakan Airfield as the crow flies is 216 km (135 miles).

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