Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 15 mayo 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operador:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registración: 90
Numéro de série: 19314
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Patkai Range (   India)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Moran Air Base, India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Shinbweyang (VYSB), Birmania
Descripción:
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.

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


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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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