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Last updated: 20 August 2019
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Date:Wednesday 6 October 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 69
C/n / msn: 6222
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kunming Airport (KMG) (   China)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Oil pressure on one engine was lost, soon after takeoff from Kunming, China. The captain feathered the propeller and came around for a landing but hydraulic pressure had dropped to zero so he couldn't get the landing gear down and locked. The C-47 crashed and caught fire.

Sources:
» CNAC.org
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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