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Last updated: 18 June 2019
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Date:Tuesday 8 May 1945
Time:04:30 IST
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated C-87 Liberator Express
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-39204
C/n / msn: 6
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-43
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:S of Jorhat (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chengkung Airfield, China
Destination airport:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), India
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
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Distance from Chengkung Airfield to Jorhat-Rowriah Airport as the crow flies is 883 km (552 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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