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Shan State

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-25-DK near Mabein: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 19, 1945
Operator:
Registration:
42-93338
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
13239
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
While on a supply mission, the twin engine aircraft hit the slope of a mountain located 13 km northwest of Mabein, killing both crew members, 2nd Lt Frederick H. Kloepfer and Pfc Edwin W. Polson.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-25-DK near Lashio: 2 killed

Date & Time: Apr 29, 1945
Operator:
Registration:
42-108941
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
13258
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances 6 km from Lashio, killing both crew members, 2nd Lt Alan D. Boddy and Cpl Jay C. Dolbow Jr.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A-90-DL near Lashio: 3 killed

Date & Time: Apr 22, 1945
Operator:
Registration:
43-15789
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
20255
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances 16 km from Lashio, killing all three crew members.
Crew:
2nd Lt Leilan Albright,
Cpl John W. Horner,
2nd Lt Ross O. Russell.

Crash of a Curtiss C-46D-5-CU Commando near Yazagyo: 4 killed

Date & Time: Dec 19, 1944
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
44-77300
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
32696
YOM:
1944
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances 40 km west of Yazagyo while on a cargo mission. All four crew members were killed.