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Last updated: 15 April 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 24 August 1938
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-221
Fluggesellschaft:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Kennzeichen: 32
Werknummer: 1568
Baujahr: 1937
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Wangmoon (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH),
Flug nach:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK), Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
The Douglas DC-2, named "Kweilin", was attacked by Japanese Nakajima fighters while en route and after forced to land in the Pearl River, north of Macao, killing 13 passengers and the co-pilot. Capt Hugh Woods, the radio-operator and one passenger survived. The aircraft was salvaged, rebuilt and reflown as "39" until it was destroyed 29.10.1940.

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Distance from Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport to Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport as the crow flies is 1108 km (693 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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