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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 18 abril 1961
Hora:ca 18:10
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 43-49014
Numéro de série: 26275/14830
Año de Construcción: 1944
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mount Parker (   Hong Kong)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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