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Last updated: 22 August 2019
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Date:Wednesday 11 August 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 (DC-3)
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 48
C/n / msn: 4852
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fort Hertz valley (   Myanmar)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Dinjan Airport, India
Destination airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Narrative:
Presumed shot by a Japanese fighter plane. The no. 1 engine was on fire and the fire spread until the wing structure was compromised. The left wing collapsed and fell off.

Sources:
» CNAC.org


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Distance from Dinjan Airport to Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield as the crow flies is 792 km (495 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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