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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Fecha:sábado 10 diciembre 1949
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-20-CU Commando
Operador:Civil Air Transport
Registración: XT-814
Numéro de série: 22347
Año de Construcción: 1945
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 35
Total:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 40
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Haikou (   China)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chengdu Airport (CTU/ZUUU), China
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Haikou Airport (HAK/ZGHK), China
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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