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Date:Saturday 25 January 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 138
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:190 km (118.8 mls) S of Chongqing (   China)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport (CAN/ZGGG), China
Destination airport:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK), China
Narrative:
Crashed in a mountainous area.

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Distance from Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport to Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport as the crow flies is 975 km (609 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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 2457th loss
  • 781st fatal accident
  • 91st worst accident (at the time)
  • 256th worst accident (currently)
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  • 11th worst accident (at the time)
  • 42nd worst accident (currently)
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