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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 101058
Last updated: 5 December 2020
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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: 42-73308
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Damroh, Arunachal Pradesh -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kunming, China
Destination airport:Chabua, India
Narrative:
Missing in service.
This aircraft was assigned to the 14th Air Force, 308th Bombardment Group, 425th Squadron.
The crash site was located 7 December 2006.
The remains of the deceased were repatriated to the US in the year 2016.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.miarecoveries.org/pdf/B-24J-42-73308-Site-Report.pdf
http://www.miarecoveries.org/reports.html
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/1944-plane-crash-on-indian-soil-us-soldiers-remains-to-be-handed-over/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jan-2015 12:30 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2016 05:46 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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