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Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:Thursday 19 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-60-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-24366
C/n / msn: 10228
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ledo Pass area (   Myanmar)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mohanbari Air Base (MOH/VEMN), India
Destination airport:Mohanbari Air Base (MOH/VEMN), India
Narrative:
Missing in service during a routine search mission out of Mohanbari. The airplane crashed into trees at a 60° angle. The wings and tail section sheared off and a fire erupted.

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