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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 2 June 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46
Operator:Central Air Transport
Registration: XT-520
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:320 km (200 mls) N of Chongqing (   China)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport (CAN/ZGGG), China
Destination airport:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK), China
Narrative:
Crashed.



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Distance from Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport to Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport as the crow flies is 975 km (609 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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