ASN Aircraft accident Curtiss C-46 Commando XT-538 Shanghai-Jiangwan Airport
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Date:Sunday 5 December 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:Central Air Transport
Registration: XT-538
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 40
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Shanghai-Jiangwan Airport (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chengdu Airport (CTU/ZUUU), China
Destination airport:Shanghai-Jiangwan Airport, China
Crashed on landing at Shanghai-Jiangwan (Kiangwan) airport in dense fog.
Conflicting reports indicate either nine or eleven were killed.

» La Nación (Santiago) 13 December 1948, p11


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