Vliegtuigongeval op 17 NOV 1942 met Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) 60 - Dali, Yunnan Province
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Datum:dinsdag 17 november 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registratie: 60
Constructienummer: 4681
Bouwjaar: 1942
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:15 km (9.4 mijl) NW of Dali, Yunnan Province (   China)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Vliegveld van aankomst:Dinjan Airport, India
CNAC Flight 60 left Kunming, China where it had dropped off a load of gasoline and ammunition, and was heading back to Dinjan, India when it disappeared over the Himalaya mountain range.
The wreckage was finally discovered in 2011, 13,400ft up a Himalayan mountain in Yunnan Province, China.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield en Dinjan Airport bedraagt 792 km (495 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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