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Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Datum:Montag 8 Dezember 1941
Zeit:08:10
Flugzeugtyp:Sikorsky S-42B
Fluggesellschaft:Pan American Airways (Pan Am)
Kennzeichen: NC16735
Werknummer: 4208
Baujahr: 1936
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong Kong)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
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The Battle of Hong Kong, which took place during the Pacific campaign of World War II, began on 8 December 1941 when 12 Japanese bombers attacked Hong Kong-Kai Tak. Several civil aircraft were destroyed in the attack, amongst others four CNAC Curtiss AT-32 Condor II's, two Eurasia Junkers Ju-52/3m's (XT-AGE, msn 4072 and XXII, msn 4068), two CNAC DC-2's (24, msn 1369 and 26, msn 1302) and a Pan Am Sikorsky S-42B (NC16735, msn 4208).



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