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Accident description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 17 March 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47
Operator:Republic of China Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nanjing (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed.
One of the occupants killed was Lieutenant General Dai Li, head of the Military Intelligence Service.

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