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Last updated: 20 June 2019
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Date:Thursday 15 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15371
C/n / msn: 19837
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:northern Myanmar (   Myanmar)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tingkawk Sakan Airfield, Myanmar
Destination airport:Tingkawk Sakan Airfield, Myanmar
Narrative:
Crashed on supply drop to Sookerating, India from Tingkawk Sakan. The aircraft likely crashed into a mountainside.
Last radio contact was at 26°45'N 96°25'E. Weather in the area was poor with low visibility during a heavy rainstorm.

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» MACR


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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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