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Last updated: 11 August 2020
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Datum:Samstag 6 Januar 1945
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 41-7797
Werknummer: 4289
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 50 km S of Jorhat (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU/VECC), Indien
Flug nach:Chabua Airfield (VECA), Indien
Unfallbericht:
The C-47 transport plane crashed while on a cargo flight from Calcutta-Dum Dum to Chabua.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport to Chabua Airfield as the crow flies is 853 km (533 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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