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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Datum:Dienstag 8 November 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Civil Air Transport
Kennzeichen: XT-805
Werknummer: 27167/15722
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:120 km (75 Meilen) von Mengzi (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Mengzi Airport, Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Haiphong-Cat Bi Airport (HPH/VVCI), Vietnam
Unfallbericht:
Crashed en route from Mengzi to Haiphong. The wreckage was reportedly spotted in jungle, 75 miles (120 km) from the tin mine town Mengzi.

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» The Singapore Free Press 12 November 1949, p1


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Distance from Mengzi Airport to Haiphong-Cat Bi Airport as the crow flies is 444 km (278 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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