Descripción del Accidente ASN 25 MAY 1944 Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) 42-32868 - Tagap
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Fecha:jueves 25 mayo 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-32868
Numéro de série: 9094
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Tagap (   Birmania)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dinjan Airport, India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tingkawk Sakan Airfield, Birmania
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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