Accident description
Last updated: 28 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 25 December 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47
Operator:Central Air Transport
Registration: 48
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) N of Shanghai-Jiangwan Airport (   China)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chongqing Airport (CKG/ZUCK), China
Destination airport:Shanghai-Jiangwan Airport, China
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed into a farmhouse while on approach to Kiangwan airfield's north-south landing strip. That day three aircraft crashed near Shanghai as a result of poor visibility in the area.

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 48)
» Los Angeles Times 27 DEC 1946


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