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Last updated: 22 November 2019
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Date:Sunday 24 September 1944
Time:ca 02:00
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: 43-30614
C/n / msn: 94
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:near Tezpur (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hsinching Airfield (A-1) (ZUXJ), China
Destination airport:Tezpur-Salonibari Airport (TEZ/VETZ), India
Narrative:
Missing in service. Last radio contact was at 01:53 IST when the flight gave their ETA as 02:25 IST.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» MACR 8717


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Distance from Hsinching Airfield (A-1) to Tezpur-Salonibari Airport as the crow flies is 1148 km (718 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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