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Last updated: 27 May 2020
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Date:Saturday 14 July 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-107331
C/n / msn: 27018
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Manipur Road (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The plane crashed into the hills of Karbi Anglong. Pieces of wreckage were found in 2011/2012.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» More clues to downed USAF aircraft found in Karbi Anglong hills (Times of India, 1-4-2015)


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