Date & Time: Feb 21, 1947 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Landing (descent or approach)
Kunming – Chongqing
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
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.
According to Chinese Authorities, the loss of control was caused by an excessive accumulation of ice on all aircraft surfaces.