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Last updated: 19 August 2019
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Date:Saturday 7 October 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 101
C/n / msn: 2080.
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:32 km (20 mls) W of Sadiya (   India)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Dinjan Airport, India
Destination airport:Suifu, China
Narrative:
As the aircraft flew through a severe thunderstorm, both wings separated from the fuselage, causing the Douglas C-47B to crash in the jungle north of the Bramaputra River.

The aircraft's msn was 20803 or 20805. One of these aircraft was CNAC's 101, the other 102.

Sources:
» CNAC.org


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