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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:Monday 24 July 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-93349
C/n / msn: 13251
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dinjan Airport, India
Destination airport:Myitkyina Airport (MYT/VYMK), Myanmar
Narrative:
Missing en route between Dinjan and Myitkyina while on an air supply flight. Visibility was poor.

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


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Distance from Dinjan Airport to Myitkyina Airport as the crow flies is 315 km (197 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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