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Last updated: 25 May 2020
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Datum:Dienstag 29 Oktober 1940
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: 39
Werknummer: 1568
Baujahr: 1937
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 14
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Changyi (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
A CNAC DC-2, named "Kweilin", ran into a group of Japanese fighters and forced landed on a small airfield 100 km NE of Kunming. The aircraft was spotted and strafed. Pilot Walter "Foxy" Kent (36), the stewardess and seven passengers died. Two crew members and three passengers survived. The aircraft was destroyed.

Informationsquelle:
» Soviet Transports
» cnac.org


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Distance from Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport to Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield as the crow flies is 647 km (405 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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