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Last updated: 26 August 2019
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Date:Friday 19 November 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: 59
C/n / msn: 7406
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kunming (   China)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Narrative:
Weather at Kunming was poor: rain with a 100 feet ceiling. The C-53 flew into the ground while approaching the airfield. The co-pilot survived the accident.

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


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