Airplane Crash - Mt. Butler, Hong Kong 03/11/1951

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Mt. Butler, Hong Kong


Date03/11/1951
LocationMt. Butler, Hong Kong
OperatorPacifiOverseas Airways
TypeDouglas DC-4
RegistrationHS-POS
Cn/In10396
Aboard24
Fatalities24
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into hills shortly after takeoff. Crew error. The pilot taking off under VFR, lost visual contact with the ground and attempted to return to IFR procedure too late to avoid the hills. The aircraft was named 'City of Ayudhya.'

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