Accident description
Last updated: 1 August 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 6 October 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 69
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kunming Airport (KMG) (   China) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Oil pressure on one was lost engine. The captain feathered the propeller and came around for a landing but hydraulic pressure had dropped to zero so couldn't get landing gear down and locked. The C-47 crashed and caught fire.

Sources:
» CNAC.org


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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