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Last updated: 15 November 2019
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Datum:Freitag 20 Oktober 1944
Zeit:21:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-80-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 43-15387
Werknummer: 19853
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:50 km (31.3 Meilen) N of Luichow (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Chengkung Airfield, Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Chengdu Airport (CTU/ZUUU), Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
Missing in service during cargo flight between Chenkung and Chengdu. Instrument weather conditions existed along the entire route.
Last radio contact was with Kurmitola when the crew reported that they were bailing out.

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Distance from Chengkung Airfield to Chengdu Airport as the crow flies is 644 km (402 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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