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Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Fecha:martes 29 octubre 1940
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: 39
Numéro de série: 1568
Año de Construcción: 1937
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Changyi (   China)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK), China
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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