Date & Time: Mar 5, 1936
Type of aircraft:
Ford 5
Operator:
Registration:
27
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Chongqing – Guiyang
MSN:
5-AT-115
YOM:
1932
Country:
China
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, crew lost his orientation while flying in a snowstorm. Due to fuel starvation, pilot decided to make an emergency landing. Aircraft hit a hill and crashed. Captain walked away for about 50 km in snow to find a postal office to send a telegram. Few hours later, SAR arrived on scene, in the Tzukung mountains, and evacuated all five other occupants who were injured.