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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Datum:Samstag 10 Dezember 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Civil Air Transport
Kennzeichen: XT-814
Werknummer: 22347
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 35
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 40
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Haikou (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Chengdu Airport (CTU/ZUUU), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Haikou Airport (HAK/ZGHK), Volksrepublik China
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft crashed at night during an evacuation flight. The city of Chengdu was under siege in the Chinese Civil War.
OF the 40 occupants, 17 were killed, 13 were seriously injured, and 10 slightly injured.

Informationsquelle:
» Combat, 13-12-1949
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Chengdu Airport to Haikou Airport as the crow flies is 1343 km (839 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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