Accident Douglas C-54G-5-DO (DC-4) 45-528, Saturday 3 November 1945
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Date:Saturday 3 November 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-54G-5-DO (DC-4)
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 45-528
MSN: 35981
Year of manufacture:1945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 44 / Occupants: 44
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Chukha -   Bhutan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Chabua Airfield (VECA)
Destination airport:Karachi (unknown airport)
Crashed into a mountain at an elevation of 8000 feet. The pilot decided to take the direct route to Karachi instead of the designated airway.


USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999


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