Accident
Last updated: 18 December 2014
Status:
Datum:maandag 15 mei 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registratie: 90
Constructienummer: 19314
Bouwjaar: 1943
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Patkai Range (   India)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Moran Air Base, India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Shinbweyang (VYSB), Myanmar
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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