ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 264 Changchun
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Date:Wednesday 9 January 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Republic of China Air Force
Registration: 264
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Changchun (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Two Douglas C-47 aircraft of the Republic of China Air Force (237 and 264) crashed following a mid-air collision.
A total of 18 persons were killed.
Distribution of occupants between the aircraft is assumed, not confirmed.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: 

» Tang, F. 2019. History of the airlift unit of ROC Air Force. Part six. ROC Air Force Bimonthly Journal, 671: 124-153. (in Chinese)


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