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Last updated: 15 August 2020
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Date:Friday 26 August 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Puri Post (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-47 was shot at by rebel fire within Nagaland, India during a supply drop. The aircraft crashed and the nine crew members were captured. the They were released on 20 September 1960.

Sources:
» Bharat Rakshak
» The Indian Express 1 September 1960, p1
» The Indian Express 2 September 1960, p1
» The Indian Express 15 September 1960, p5
» The Indian Express 21 September 1960, p1


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