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Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:Friday 13 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-101221
C/n / msn: 30676
First flight: 1944
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 Chittagong and Meiktila (   Unknown country)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chittagong Airport, Bangladesh
Destination airport:Meiktila (VYML), Myanmar
Narrative:
Missing in action. Last radio contact was at 12:45 hours, 20 minutes east of Chittagong.

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Distance from Chittagong Airport to Meiktila as the crow flies is 445 km (278 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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