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Last updated: 23 April 2021
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Fecha:jueves 14 junio 1945
Hora:21:15 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A Commando
Operador:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registración: 42-101037
Numéro de série: 30492
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:39 km (24.4 milles) WSW of Mohanbari (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mohanbari Air Base (MOH/VEMN), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chanyi Airport, China
Descripción:
The aircraft departed Mohanbari at 21:00 UTC on a flight across the mountain range to Chanyi, China. It climbed very slowly, and had only attained an altitude of 2500 feet after twelve minutes. The pilot then noticed a fire in the right engine nacelle. Attempts to extinguish the fire failed and the pilot directed the copilot and radio operator to bail out. The pilot was not able to leave the aircraft when it crashed.

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