Accident description
Last updated: 30 August 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 19 November 1943
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: 63
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kunming (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
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.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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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