Narrative:Weather at Kunming was poor: rain with a 100 feet ceiling. The C-47 crew aborted the approach tried to circle for another approach. The pilot took the wrong heading and crashed into the mountain just west of the city.
|Date:||Friday 19 November 1943|
|Operator:||China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC|
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|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Destination airport:||Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China|
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.