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Last updated: 27 May 2020
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Date:Thursday 8 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-32866
C/n / msn: 9092
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Tingkawk Sakan and Sookerating (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tingkawk Sakan Airfield, Myanmar
Destination airport:Sookerating Air Base, India
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in an accident in the China-Burma-India theatre of operations.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» MACR


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Distance from Tingkawk Sakan Airfield to Sookerating Air Base as the crow flies is 199 km (124 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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