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Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:Friday 9 December 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Operator:Civil Air Transport
Registration: XT-820
C/n / msn: 22354
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 38 / Occupants: 38
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Lanzhou (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed.

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