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Last updated: 25 June 2019
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Date:Tuesday 17 July 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated C-109 Liberator Express
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-49628
C/n / msn: 4483
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bishmaknagar (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jorhat-Rowriah Airport (JRH/VEJT), India
Destination airport:Hsinching Airfield (A-1) (ZUXJ), China
Narrative:
Missing in service. The aircraft was part of the 1330 Army Air Base Unit, Air Transport Command.
The wreckage was found on October 22, 2007 at an elevation of 8227 feet.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» pacificwrecks.com
» MIA Recoveries (miarecoveries.org)
» Airman Accounted For From World War II (Turner, A.)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Jorhat-Rowriah Airport to Hsinching Airfield (A-1) as the crow flies is 1023 km (639 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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