On 13 Jul 1943, this aircraft departed Mohanbari, India for Kunming, China. It was on a routine mission over the Hump. The aircraft radioed from the vicinity of Sookerating, India for a weather report at Yunnanyi, China. This radio call was received at 1418 IST.
The aircraft did not arrive in Kunming. It has not been located and no further information has become available. Crew and passenger declared dead. Dead: 4.
- Pilot: 2nd Lt. Robert D. Coker
- Co-Pilot: 2nd Lt. Howard G. Bushey
- Radio Operator: Cpl. Walter A. Hynes
- Passenger: Capt. Alexander A. St. Clair
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