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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Datum:Dienstag 18 April 1961
Zeit:ca 18:10
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 43-49014
Werknummer: 26275/14830
Baujahr: 1944
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Parker (   Hong Kong)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH),
Flug nach:?
The Douglas C-47D impacted Mount Parker in foggy weather conditions after circling Hong Kong Harbour in an effort to climb, shortly after departure from Hong Kong-Kai Tak Airport.
The aircraft carried U.S. servicemen and family members back to Taiwan from a holiday at Hong Kong.

» The Victoria Advocat 19 MAR 1961, p9
» St. Petersburg Times - Apr 20, 1961
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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