ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3) 84 Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG)
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Date:Saturday 16 October 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 84
MSN: 10158
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG) (   China)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The no. 2 engine lost power and caught fire shortly after takeoff. A belly landing was carried out. Both crew members escaped before flames consumed the cargo and the plane.

Classification:

Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» CNAC.org
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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