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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:Sunday 8 October 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100595
C/n / msn: 19058
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
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:between Myitkyina and Sookerating. (   Myanmar)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Myitkyina Airport (MYT/VYMK), Myanmar
Destination airport:Sookerating Air Base, India
Narrative:
Missing during a food supply flight from Myitkyina to Sookerating.

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


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Distance from Myitkyina Airport to Sookerating Air Base as the crow flies is 298 km (186 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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