Accident description
Last updated: 21 September 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 25 January 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 138
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:190 km (118.8 mls) S of Chongqing (   China)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport (CAN/ZGGG), China
Destination airport:Chongqing Airport (CKG/ZUCK), China
Narrative:
Crashed in a mountainous area.

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Distance from Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport to Chongqing Airport as the crow flies is 975 km (609 miles).

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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