University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: RB-t0881. Photograph by Air Vice-Marshal A.L. Fiddament, taken during a round the world fact finding trip. Caption in Fiddament's notebook: "Kunming. VM701 (in line with USA a/c) 29/11/45." USA a/c = American aircraft (United States Air Force, USAF). In foreground: Royal Air Force Transport Command Avro Type 691 Lancastrian, serial number VM701. In background, a military Dakota.
Thursday 29 November 1945