Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 23 August 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:China Airlines
Registration: B-1523
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off China [South China Sea] (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea. British rescue crews reported three survivors. The airplane operated on a flight from Taiwan. Newspaper reports suggest the plane involved was a C-123.

Sources:
» The Modesto Bee - Aug 23, 1967


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