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Last updated: 14 May 2021
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Date:Saturday 19 August 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-30640
MSN: 13791
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tingkawk Sakan (   Myanmar)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Shinbweyang (VYSB), Myanmar
Destination airport:Myitkyina Airport (MYT/VYMK), Myanmar
Narrative:
Crashed during an air supply mission. Visibility in the area was limited to 2-5 miles with low broken ceiling and rain.

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