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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Date:Wednesday 14 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 41-7793
MSN: 4285
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Chabua and Calcutta (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chabua Airfield (VECA), India
Destination airport:Calcutta (unknown airport), India
Narrative:
Missing in service.

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Douglas DC-3

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