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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Datum:Dienstag 20 Januar 1948
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Fluggesellschaft:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 54
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mukden Airport (SHE) (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mukden Airport (SHE/ZYTK), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Beijing-Nanyuan Airport (NAY/ZBNY), Volksrepublik China
Crashed while evacuating people from Mukden. The aircraft rose to 60 feet after leaving the runway in a snowstorm, nosed down and crashed.

» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 49)
» New York Times January 21, 1948


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Distance from Mukden Airport to Beijing-Nanyuan Airport as the crow flies is 637 km (398 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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