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Last updated: 15 September 2019
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Fecha:viernes 23 julio 1954
Hora:ca 09:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-54A-10-DC (DC-4)
Operador:Cathay Pacific Airways
Registración: VR-HEU
Numéro de série: 10310
Año de Construcción: 1944
Horas Totales de la Célula:15279
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Hainan Island (   China)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Tailandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Descripción:
Ditched off Hainan Island after having been shot at by Chinese Lavochkin La-11 fighter aircraft. The survivors were rescued by a US Air Force Albatross (51-009, based at Clarke AFB).

Fuentes:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 60)


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Distance from Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport to Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport as the crow flies is 1703 km (1064 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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