Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) 217, Thursday 6 February 1947
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Date:Thursday 6 February 1947
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Republic of China Air Force
Registration: 217
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Chongqing Airport (CKG) -   China
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Xian-Xiguan Airport (SIA/ZLXG)
Destination airport:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK)
Narrative:
Crashed due to icing. There were fatalities and serious injuries as a result of the accident.

Sources:

Combat 11 February 1947, p4
El Litoral 7-2-1947
The Straits Times 9 February 1947, p2
The Indian Express 8 February 1947, p5
Tang, F. 2019. History of the airlift unit of ROC Air Force. Part six. ROC Air Force Bimonthly Journal, 671: 124-153. (in Chinese)

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