Accident Douglas DC-3C 104, Saturday 20 October 1945
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Date:Saturday 20 October 1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3C
Owner/operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 104
MSN: 20868
Year of manufacture:1944
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:20 km NE of Suichang -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Shanghai (unknown airport)
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Narrative:
The DC-3 took off from Shanghai at 07:20 hours, bound for Hong Kong. Last radio contact was at 08:40 hours. The aircraft crashed in a village, killing all aboard as well as 7 villagers.

Sources:

cnac.org
The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge

Statistics

  • 62nd worst accident in 1945
  • 247th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 60th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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