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Last updated: 27 January 2022
Fecha:miércoles 9 junio 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-196A
Registración: URSS-N
Numéro de série: 2043
Año de Construcción: 1938
Horas Totales de la Célula:2289
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 28 / Ocupantes: 28
Total:Fatalidades: 32 / Ocupantes: 32
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:20 km (12.5 milles) NE of Yanchi (   China)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tihwa Airport (URC/ZWWW), China
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hami Airport (HMI/ZWHM), China
A Hamiata DC-3 got caught in a strong downstream while overflying the Chigi-Chinze pass in China, 20 km north-east of Yanchi on
the Tihwa-Hami road and impacted the southern slope of the pass at a height of some 2,000 metres.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Alma-Ata to Hami with an en route stop at Tihwa (now Ürümqi).
The wreckage was found on 15 June 1943.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tihwa Airport to Hami Airport as the crow flies is 511 km (319 miles).

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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