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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:Tuesday 25 April 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota III (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: KG462
MSN: 12497
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Imphal (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Three Dakota transport aircraft crashed while flying supplies from Imphal to Sapam: FD952, FL602, and KG462. Two of these were claimed to have been shot down by Japanese ace H. Takiguchi.

Sources:
» IJA Aces & Pilots


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