ASN Aircraft accident Ford 5-AT-D Tri-Motor 25 Nanking Airport (NKG)
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Date:Tuesday 31 March 1936
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-D Tri-Motor
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 25
MSN: 5-AT-116
First flight: 1933-06-07 (2 years 10 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nanking Airport (NKG) (   China)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Hankou, China
Destination airport:Nanjing Dajiaochang Airport (NKG/ZSNJ), China
Crashed and burned during a forced landing at Nanking, China. The airplane was operating a cargo flight from Hankou (now Wuhan) to Shanghai.

Forced landing outside airport

» China Weekly Review, 4 April 1936, p. 167


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