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Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:Thursday 19 October 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-100704
C/n / msn: 19167
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90B
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ledo (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Myitkyina Airport (MYT/VYMK), Myanmar
Destination airport:Ledo Airfield, India
Narrative:
Missing.

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


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Distance from Myitkyina Airport to Ledo Airfield as the crow flies is 266 km (166 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks 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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