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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Wednesday 29 March 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 42-60953
MSN: 26828
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Barrackpore Air Base (   India)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Barrackpore Air Base (VEBR), India
Destination airport:?
Crashed on takeoff; at least one crew member killed.


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