Flugunfall 18 JUN 1944 einer Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) 71 - Kweilin
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Datum:Sonntag 18 Juni 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Kennzeichen: 71
Werknummer: 9013
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Kweilin (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK), Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
Poor weather at Chongqing forced the captain to divert to Kweilin, which also closed. After holding there, fuel exhaustion forced the pilots to descend. The C-47 crashed into a mountain.

Informationsquelle:
» CNAC.org


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Distance from Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield to Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport as the crow flies is 647 km (405 miles).

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