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Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:Monday 8 December 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:Republic of China Air Force - ROCAF
Registration: 28
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Three Gorges, Taipei County (   Taiwan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Chiayi Airport (CYI/RCKU), Taiwan
Destination airport:Taipei (unknown airport), Taiwan
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountainside.

Sources:
» The Straits Times 12 December 1952, p1
» Scramble
» www.getit01.com


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