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Last updated: 27 June 2019
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Date:Tuesday 19 September 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15917
C/n / msn: 20383
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Chanyi (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Belly landing following fuel exhaustion.
The aircraft was reported to have come down in or near the 'Chewang Hung River'. No references to a river by this name were found in contemporary maps.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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