Accident Ford 5-AT-D Tri-Motor 27, Thursday 5 March 1936
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Date:Thursday 5 March 1936
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ford 5-AT-D Tri-Motor
Owner/operator:China National Aviation Corporation - CNAC
Registration: 27
MSN: 5-AT-115
Year of manufacture:1933
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Zigong -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Chongqing-Jiangbei International Airport (CKG/ZUCK)
Destination airport:Guiyang Airport (KWE/ZUGY)
While flying the route from Chungking to Kweiyang this CNAC Tri-Motor crashed-landed in snow, sleet and fog in the mountain area 30 miles east of Yunnanfu. Amazingly there were no injuries although the Ford was demolished with two engines torn.


The China Press, 3-736, pg. 1, 8; 3-21-36

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