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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 101057
Last updated: 12 February 2021
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Date:25-JAN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24J Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-73242
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Kesse Bagang, Arunachal Pradesh -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kunming, China
Destination airport:Chabua, India
Narrative:
Missing in service. The plane never arrived at its destination.
The wreckage of the plane was located in the year 2011. The entire crew perished in the crash.
Remains of one crewman identified May 15, 2019

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.miarecoveries.org/pdf/B-24J-42-73242-Site-Report.pdf
http://www.miarecoveries.org/reports.html
https://www.dpaa.mil/News-Stories/News-Releases/PressReleaseArticleView/Article/1849311/airman-accounted-for-from-world-war-ii-gochnauer-t/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jan-2015 08:58 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-May-2019 20:14 noman Updated [Source, Narrative]

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