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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 14 January 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 70
C/n / msn: 9014
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:nr Kambaiti (   Myanmar)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Dinjan Airport, India
Narrative:
Crashed and caught fire after food drop. The C-47 couldn't pull over a mountain and hit the top. The plane crashed about 1,5 miles NNW of the boundary post #37 on Burma-China border.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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


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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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