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Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:Thursday 17 February 1944
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: 57
C/n / msn: 4883
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dinjan Airport (   India)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Dinjan Airport, India
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Reportedly each of the pilots thought the other was flying the plane on takeoff. With full takeoff power, the plane got out of control before they tried to correct the error. It plowed into the trees at the end of the runway.

Sources:
» CNAC.org


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