Date & Time: Feb 21, 1947 at 1600 LT
Operator:
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Kunming – Chongqing
Country:
China
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
4
Pax on board:
17
Pax fatalities:
17
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
21
Circumstances:
On final approach to Chongqing Airport, the aircraft stalled and crashed in flames few hundred yards short of runway threshold. All 21 occupants were killed.
Causes:
According to Chinese Authorities, the loss of control was caused by an excessive accumulation of ice on all aircraft surfaces.