Accident Douglas C-53 (DC-3) 57, Thursday 17 February 1944
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Date:Thursday 17 February 1944
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-53 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 57
MSN: 4883
Year of manufacture:1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Dinjan Airport -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Dinjan Airport
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Reportedly each of the pilots thought the other was flying the plane on takeoff. With full takeoff power, the plane got out of control before they tried to correct the error. It plowed into the trees at the end of the runway.

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CNAC.org

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