Accident description
Last updated: 17 September 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 6 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 77
C/n / msn: 9596
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:WNW of Ziadum (   Myanmar) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Destination airport:Tengchung, China
Narrative:
The aircraft was not able to land at Tengchung due to bad weather. The pilot headed for Dinjan in severe ice and turbulence conditions with 100 mph wind from southwest. The aircraft crashed.

Sources:
» CNAC.org
» miarecoveries.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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