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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:Sunday 5 December 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:Central Air Transport
Registration: XT-538
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 40
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kiangwan (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chengdu Airport (CTU/ZUUU), China
Destination airport:Shanghai (unknown airport), China
Narrative:
Crashed.



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