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Last updated: 15 April 2021
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Fecha:miércoles 24 agosto 1938
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-221
Operador:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registración: 32
Numéro de série: 1568
Año de Construcción: 1937
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 17
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Wangmoon (   China)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK), China
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» Soviet Transports
» cnac.org


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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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