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Status:
Date:Monday 8 December 1941
Time:ca 08:00
Type:Curtiss AT-32A Condor II
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: registration unknown
MSN: 43
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong Kong)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Battle of Hong Kong, which took place during the Pacific campaign of World War II, began on 8 December 1941 when 12 Japanese bombers attacked Hong Kong-Kai Tak. Several civil aircraft were destroyed in the attack, amongst others four CNAC Curtiss AT-32 Condor II's, two Eurasia Junkers Ju-52/3m's (XT-AGE, msn 4072 and XXII, msn 4068), two CNAC DC-2's (24, msn 1369 and 26, msn 1302) and a Pan Am Sikorsky S-42B (NC16735, msn 4208).

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» cnac.org


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