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Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:Monday 9 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-65-DL (DC-3)
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 88
C/n / msn: 19061
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:nr Kiaokie (   China)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Destination airport:Sichang, China
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain in the Himalayas at an altitude of approximately at 11,000 feet in bad weather.

Sources:
» CNAC.org


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