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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:Saturday 26 May 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-78157
C/n / msn: 33553
First flight: 1945
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:136 km (85 mls) S of Kunming (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crew bailed out after engine problems; at least one killed.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


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