This CNAC aircraft departed Kunming, China at 0709 GMT on 06 Jan 1945 for Tengchung, China.
The aircraft was over Tengchung, but was unable to land because of bad weather. Pilot decided to return to his homebase in Dinjan, India. Pilot radioed Kunming at 0822 GMT, but received no reply from Kunming. No further radio contact was made with this aircraft. Dead: 4.
- Pilot: Russell W. Coldren
- Co-Pilot: K.W. Chen
- Radio Operator: V.N. Chow
- Radio Operator Trainee: G. Tai
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