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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:Saturday 3 July 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-5-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-12310
MSN: 26437
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Yunnanyi and Tezpur (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Yunnanyi Airport, China
Destination airport:Tezpur-Salonibari Airport (TEZ/VETZ), India
Narrative:
Missing.

Classification:

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Distance from Yunnanyi Airport to Tezpur-Salonibari Airport as the crow flies is 801 km (501 miles).

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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