Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Datum:vrijdag 19 november 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registratie: 63
Constructienummer: 6034
Bouwjaar: 1942
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Kunming (   China)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» CNAC.org
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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