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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 7 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-1-DL (DC-3)
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 102
C/n / msn: 2080.
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tali (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield (KMG/ZPPP), China
Destination airport:Dinjan Airport, India
Narrative:
Over Tali Lake, an engine failed. The plane then crashed into a mountainside cemetery above the city of Tali.

The aircraft's msn was 20803 or 20805. One of these aircraft was CNAC's 101, the other 102.

Sources:
» CNAC.org


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Distance from Kunming-Wujiaba Airfield to Dinjan Airport as the crow flies is 792 km (495 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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