Date & Time: Jul 25, 1946 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Yangon – Kanpur
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After takeoff, while in initial climb, the aircraft went through a thunderstorm area with severe turbulence. The left wing broke off in the engine, causing the aircraft to crash into a field. All 22 occupants were killed.
Turbulence due to thunderstorm activity caused excessive stress on the left wing that broke off shortly after takeoff.