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Last updated: 26 May 2020
Date:Monday 2 July 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 43-15886
C/n / msn: 20352
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Myitkyina North (   Myanmar)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
A USAAF Douglas C-47A transport plane (43-15886, msn 20352) was hit by a taxiing USAAF Curtiss C-46D (44-78225, msn 33621) transport plane at Myitkyina North, Myanmar.
The C-47 was considered damaged beyond repair. The C-46 was reportedly repaired to be sold to the Chinese Air Force in 1946.

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