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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:Wednesday 14 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-30556
C/n / msn: 36
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Tezpur and Kunming (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tezpur-Salonibari Airport (TEZ/VETZ), India
Destination airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Narrative:
Missing in service.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» C-87 Tail No. 43-30556 MACR 5813 (Facebook page)


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Distance from Tezpur-Salonibari Airport to Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield as the crow flies is 1008 km (630 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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