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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Fecha:lunes 11 julio 1949
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-40-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Hong Kong Airways
Registración: VR-HDQ
Numéro de série: 9863
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong Kong)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Guangzhou Airport (CAN/ZGGG), China
Descripción:
The DC-3 overran the runway on takeoff and crashed into the water. The aircraft sank following rescue operations.



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Distance from Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport to Guangzhou Airport as the crow flies is 134 km (84 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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