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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Datum:Montag 15 Mai 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Kennzeichen: 90
Werknummer: 19314
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Patkai Range (   Indien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Moran Air Base, Indien
Flug nach:Shinbweyang (VYSB), Myanmar
Unfallbericht:
The pilot, on his first flight as a captain, was the first CNAC pilot to follow the new ATC procedure: climb to 10,000 feet over the RR marker before heading out on the Fox Charlie course. Severe turbulence drove the plane into a mountain ridge at 9000 feet.

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


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