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Last updated: 30 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: 41-38573
C/n / msn: 4454
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Sookerating and Myitkyina (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sookerating Air Base, India
Destination airport:Myitkyina Airport (MYT/VYMK), Myanmar
Narrative:
Missing during an air supply flight from Sookerating, India to Myitkyina, Myanmar.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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Distance from Sookerating Air Base to Myitkyina Airport as the crow flies is 297 km (186 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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