Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 140,
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Date:Wednesday 25 December 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 140
Fatalities:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 30
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Shanghai-Jiangwan Airport -   China
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK)
Destination airport:Shanghai-Jiangwan Airport
Crashed on final approach in fog. That day three aircraft crashed near Shanghai as a result of poor visibility in the area.


Air-Britain Archive March 2010
Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 48)
Los Angeles Times 27 DEC 1946

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