Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) , Wednesday 15 April 1953
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Date:Wednesday 15 April 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Tatmadaw Lei (Burmese Air Force)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:unknown -   Myanmar
Phase: Unknown
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Destination airport:
The Douglas C-47 transport plane was reportedly shot down by Chinese Nationalist guerrillas near the front-line. About 12 Burmese Army and Navy officers, some of them high rank, were killed.


The Straits Times 16 April 1953, p1
Singapore Standard 16 April 1953, p1
The West Australian 16 April 1953, p1

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