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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Datum:dinsdag 18 april 1961
Tijd:ca 18:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 43-49014
Constructienummer: 26275/14830
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 14 / inzittenden: 15
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mount Parker (   Hong Kong)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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Douglas DC-3

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  • 3540e ongeval
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  • 282e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 382e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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 Hong Kong
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  • 8e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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