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Accident
Last updated: 30 August 2016
Estado:
Fecha:martes 17 noviembre 1942
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registración: 60
Numéro de série: 4681
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:15 km (9.4 milles) NW of Dali, Yunnan Province (   China)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 4084 m (13399 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Dinjan Airport, India
Descripción:
CNAC Flight 60 left Kunming, China where it had dropped off a load of gasoline and ammunition, and was heading back to Dinjan, India when it disappeared over the Himalaya mountain range.
The wreckage was finally discovered in 2011, 13,400ft up a Himalayan mountain in Yunnan Province, China.


Fuentes:
» Discovery of wreckage brings Brevard man closure (Florida Today, 1-1-2012)
» CNAC.org
» 69 years after hero American war pilot died, family find his lost plane 13,000ft up a Himalayan mountain (Mail Online, 2-1-2012)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield to Dinjan Airport as the crow flies is 792 km (495 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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