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Aviation Accidents in South China 1912-1940
© Lennart Andersson




This list of aviation accidents in South China (Kwangtung and Kwangsi Provinces, Hong Kong and Macao) has been compiled mainly from newspaper reports in South China Morning Post and other Hong Kong newspapers. Royal Air Force aircraft are not included. Names of aircraft, places and people are as they were written in the sources used. If you have any additions, corrections or other comments - please send an e-mail.

CNAC - China National Aviation Corporation
FEACo - Far East Aviation Company, Hong Kong
FEFTS - Far East Flying Training School, Hong Kong
SWAC - South-Western Aviation Corporation

Photos show a Canton Air Force Curtiss Hawk (above) and a Kwangsi Air Force Avro 631 Cadet (below).



Date

Type

Id

Pilot/crew

Place

Remarks

16.6.1912

Curtiss Pusher (mod)

 

Fung Yu-kwei (Joe Guey)

Sunning

Crashed from low altitude and was badly smashed. Pilot slightly injured

25.8.1912

Curtiss Pusher (mod)

 

Fung Yu-kwei (Joe Guey)

Yangtang/In-tong, Canton

Crashed into bamboo trees and was broken to pieces. Pilot fatally injured

17.1.1915

 

 

Chang wei-ping (Chan Kwai-pan)

North Drill Ground, Canton

Crashed on take-off. Aircraft damaged, pilot injured

8.11.1916

Curtiss Pusher

Canton Air Force

Tom Gunn

Taichonghow, Kongchuen

Stalled at low altitude and crashed on the water. Pilot injured

7.1919

 

Canton Air Force

Yip Shiu-ngai/Ye Shaoyi

 

Pilot killed in a crash

28.4.1920

SVA 9

Italian Air Force

(12983 or 12971?)

Guido Masiero

North Parade Ground, Canton

Struck a tree on take-off and was seriously damaged. Pilot unhurt

11.1920

Seaplane?

Canton Air Force

William S Cormack

Kwangsi front?

Shot down, pilot killed

14.1.1921

Curtiss H-16

Canton Air Force

--

Taipa Island, Macao

Destroyed by fire

13.2.1921

Curtiss JN-4C

Private

Lim On

Happy Valley, Hong Kong

Much damaged but later repaired. Pilot unhurt

14.4.1921

Landplane

Canton Air Force

Chen Ying-chun

Taishatau

Engine failure, aircraft badly wrecked, pilot seriously injured

 

Curtiss N-9

Canton Air Force

No 5

 

 

Substantial damage

22.4.1922

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

 

From Yingtak to Shiukwan

Crashed from low altitude. One killed, one slightly injured

22.11.1922

Two aircraft

Canton Air Force

--

Taishatau

Destroyed by fire in workshop

10.10.1923

One aircraft

Canton Air Force

--

Taishatau

Destroyed by fire in Canton Aviation Bureau premises

25.5.1924

Curtiss JN-4C

Private

Harry W Abbott

Kowloon, Hong Kong

Little damage. Minor accidents with damage also on 1.6 (Kowloon) and 3.6.1924 (Happy Valley, Lim On pilot)

20.6.1924

DH 9A

Portuguese Air Force

"Patria"

De Beires, Brito Paes

Near Shum Chun

Forced landing, aircraft slightly damaged. Paes was injured

20.6.1924

Curtiss JN-4C

Private

Harry W Abbott

Kowloon, Hong Kong

Aircraft badly damaged, pilot injured

10.1925

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

 

Tungshan, Canton

Crashed

1.5.1926

Breguet 19

Spanish Air Force

Joaquín Loriga and mechanic

Tin Puk, Kwangchowwan

Forced landing due to engine trouble, none injured

2.6.1925

Curtiss Oriole

Private (belonged to H W Abbott).

H W Abbott's mechanic

Lokmachau, near Hong Kong

Wrecked, pilot unhurt

28.7.1926

R-1 (DH 9A)

Canton Air Force

 

Hunan front?

Went missing on flight Shiukwan-Hunan front

1.1927

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Two Russians

Near Hankow

Aircraft much damaged, two not seriously injured

19.8.1927

R-1 (DH 9A)

Canton Air Force

"Chung Shan 1", "Ching Shan 2" and "Chung Shan 3"

Five Russians and one Chinese

Paoching

Three aircraft landed on riverbank and were damaged, one pilot slightly injured

5.10.1927

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Chang Shek-lung, Tam Shi-shan

Canton

Crew seriously injured

5.10.1927

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Chang Wei-chang, Shi Kwong-han

Canton

Chang survived with slight injuries, Shi fatally injured

17.9.1928

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

 

Near Taishatau, at the Canton Christian College

Crashed into river and sank. Crew survived and swam to the shore.

8.11.1928

2-seat trainer

Canton Air Force

No 14

Student pilot

Off East Bund/Taishatau

Aircraft crashed on boats in a canal. Four persons killed and two injured. The crew survived without serious injuries. Aircraft damaged but salvaged

1.12.1928

Ryan B-1 Brougham

Canton Air Force

"Chukiang"

Chen Hsing-yun and apssenger

Near Fuchow

Forced landing, crew unharmed

11.3.1929

Avro Avian

Canton Air Force

 

Taishatau

Forced landing due to engine trouble. Aircraft damaged, crew bruises only

24.7.1929

Yang Cheng

Canton Air Force

 

Taishatau

Collision on the ground, badly damaged

24.7.1929

Breguet 14

Canton Air Force

 

Taishatau

Collision on the ground, slightly damaged

3.9.1929

Waco ATO

Canton Air Force

"Taishan"

Yang Koon-yu/Kuan-yuan

Hangchow aerodrome

Forced landing, aircraft damaged

4.9.1928

Waco ATO

Canton Air Force

"Taishan"

Yang, Wang

Amoy

Aircraft overturned and damaged, sent to Canton for repair

6.9.1928

Waco ATO

Canton Air Force

"Chungshan"

 

Lunghua, Shanghai

Damaged, crew safe

6.9.1928

Waco ATO

Canton Air Force

"Tungkoon"/

"Tungkuan"

Hu Ching-ya

Meichialung, Shanghai

Wheels and propeller damaged, crew safe

5.11.1929

Ryan Brougham, Yünnan Air Force

Canton Air Force

"Ching Ma"

Liu Pui-tsun (Pei-chun)

Wuchow

Aircraft crashed after take-off and was damaged. Taken to Canton for repairs. Pilot lightly injured

27.11.1929

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

 

Samshui

Aircraft completely wrecked, pilot killed, observer injured and possibly shot by nearby soldiers

20.12.1929

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Hsia Tsiang-chiao (Cheung-kau/Shao Hsiang-chiao), Shek Chun-han (Chek Chung-hon/Shih Han-chung)

Lo Chia Yen, Liling district, Hunan

Flight from Hankow to Canton. Found on 26.2.30 on the mountain. Aircraft wrecked, two found dead inside the aircraft

20.1.1930

Waco ATO

Canton Air Force

"Ping Yee"

Chung Yan-shing

Yeungkong (Yangkiang), southern Kwangtung

Crashed in fog. Pilot fatally injured, observer injured

24.2.1930

"monoplane"

Canton Air Force

 

Taishatau

Aircraft badly smashed. Student pilot fatally injured

6.3.30

Potez 25 or Breguet 14

French Air Force

Norbert Baronna, Auclair

Ning Ming, near the border

Aircraft caught fire in the air and crashed. Crew bailed out, but pilot Baronna was killed when his parachute did not open.

9.4.1930

Old French type

Canton Air Force

Mah Wai-ying, Chow Sing

West River, near Wuchow aerodrome

Landed in the river, sank and was completely wrecked. Mah drowned and Chow severely injured

(11).4.1930

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

 

Tung Uen, north of Wuchow

Crashed into a tree

21.5.1930

Potez 25

French Air Force

André Terrassier and Feliu

Lam Tin Hui, just north of Macao

Aircraft ran out of fuel, force landed and was damaged. One of the crew slightly injured

18.6.1930

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Woo Kee-shun, Lo kau

Hunan

Brought down by rifle fire, crew escaped, the aircraft was destroyed by fire in the night

25.6.1930

Avro Avian

Canton Air Force

No 24

Instructor Chang Ai-tung, student Ai Yang

Sha Ho, near Canton

Spun into ground, crashed on Wongfakong cemetery and caught fire. Two killed

6.8.1930

Avro Avian

Hong Kong Flying Club

VR-HAA

H A Howes, A V Harvey

Kai Tak, Hong Kong

Crash. Damaged aircraft stored and destroyed by fire on 2.5.1932. Crew only slight injuries

16.8.1930

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

Tang Hing-kiang

Peral River, near East Bund, Canton

Landed in the river. Aircraft little damaged and immediately salvaged, pilot safe.

4.11.1930

Raab-Kazenstein Schwalbe

Canton Air Force

"Amoy No 6"

Instructor Li Fung-huen (Leo Fung-hsuan), mechanic Lau Chuen

Near Canton Bund

Aircraft crashed into river, but was later salvaged. Aircraft badly damaged by water. Pilot and mechanic drowned.

31.12.1930

2-seat biplane

Canton Air Force

"Kongping"

Kwok Leung-put, Chan Yau-shao

Near Maritime Custom House, Wuchow

Aircraft hit the roof of a house, crashed and was damaged beyond repair. Two injured

10.2.1931

Avro Avian

Hong Kong Flying Club

VR-HAB

Student pilot

Hong Kong

Crashed beyond repair, aircraft stored and destroyed by fire on 2.5.1932

(9).3.1931

Ryan Brougham

Canton Air Force

"Chukiang"

 

Wuchow aerodrome

Aircraft turned over on landing. Only slight injuries to pilot and passengers

7.7.1931

New aircraft

Canton Air Force

 

 

Mid-air collision, much damaged. No casualties

7.7.1931

New aircraft

Canton Air Force

 

 

Mid-air collision, totally smashed. No casualties

3.11.1931

2-seat trainer

Canton Air Force

Yau Min-lin, mechanic Hsueh Chun-yi

Near Shiukwan aerodrome

Crashed into a pond. Two fatally injured

(11).11.1931

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

"Lokyang"

Wong Hung-kai, Wong Yat-woh

Yingtak Dirstrict

Crashed in mountains and completely wrecked. Two seriously injured/Pilot killed

28.1.1932

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

"Canton 34"

 

Near Police Headquarters, Canton

Crashed into trees. Two injured

12.2.1932

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

No 5

Pilot and mechanic

Canton harbour, near Taishatau

Crashed into water. Two drowned

20.4.1932

2-seat trainer

Canton Air Force

Lui Ka-po

Yee Sha, near Taishatau

Crashed into pond, aircraft wrecked. Two injured, the pilot fatally.

2.5.1932

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

 

Near Kwangtung border

3rd Squadron at Namhung. Total loss, pilot bailed out

7.6.1932

2-seat trainer

Canton Air Force

Tse Hon-shang, Chow Liang-bat

Near Yi Sha Tau, Canton

Aircraft crashed into pond. Two killed

7.1932

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

 

Nanning, Kwangsi

Pilot badly injured and brought to Hong Kong

20.8.1932

Fairey Gordon F.1515

Fairey Company

W E F Jones, A W Summers

Near Kai Tak, Hong Kong

Demonstration aircraft, hit a hut on take-off, completely wrecked. Pilot unhurt, Summers injured. One man on the ground injured

21.10.1932

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Wu Chi-Shuen (Hu Chih-suan), Yip Tai-koon (Yeh Ta-kwan, or "Flying Officer Chan")

Shaukauling

1st Squadron. Aircraft caught fire while testing radio equipment and crashed, Completely destroyed. Two killed

2.12.1932

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Chung Yun-cheung, Lo Yu-hang

Shaukauling

Completely wrecked, student pilot killed, one minor injuries

13.12.1932

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Liang Kwok-pang, Lei Ching

Canton aerodrome

5th Squadron. Crew injured

12.1932

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

Instructor Sz-to Hoi

Liuchow, Kwangsi

Aircraft destroyed. Pilot killed

7.1.1933

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

No 24

Hu Chi-yat

Shaukauling

Aircraft smashed to pieces and caught fire, pilot seriously injured

(14).1.1933

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

"Swatow"

 

Chaoyang Region

Crashed in fog. Aircraft damaged and pilot injured. Aircraft taken to Swatow for repairs

8.2.1933

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

Hu Chi-yi (Woo Chi-yat)

Tungshan, Canton

Aircraft crashed into a house and was destroyed. Pilot killed

21.3.1933

2-seat, armed

Canton Air Force

Yung Chung-ming (Yung Wei-ming) and a student

Pakwanshan (Paiyunshan)

Aircraft exploded, crashed and was almost completely destroyed, two killed

30.3.1933

Avro

Kwangsi Air Force

Ronald John Stevens, Ling Ting-kai

Liuchow aerodrome, Kwangsi

Crashed on landing. Pilot killed, passenger seriously injured

4.1933

Avro Avian

Kwangsi Air Force

Wang Yuen-ming

Liuchow aerodrome, Kwangsi

Aircraft stalled after take-off, crashed and caught fire. Pilot killed

28.4.1933

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Tai Nai-hung

Shaukauling

Aircraft badly smashed, pilot fatally injured

28.4.1933

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

Ng Chung-hang

 

Aircraft badly demolished, pilot seriously injured

11.5.1933

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

Su Kwei-wu (So Mo-chiu)

Liu River, near Liuchow airfield, Kwangsi

Aircraft crashed during aerobatics and exploded. Pilot killed

1.7.1933

Curtiss Hawk

Canton Air Force

Edward Deeds

Shaukauling

Pilot lost control. Aircraft somersaulted and was slightly damaged, pilot killed

14.7.1933

2-seat airraft

Kwangsi Air Force

No 12

Chief pilot Kwang Shai-kwang, cadet Liang Chi

Nanning, Kwangsi

Mid-air collision, aircraft crashed and burst into flames. Two killed

14.7.1933

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

No 14

 

Nanning, Kwangsi

Mid-air collision, aircraft damaged but landed safely. No injuries

21.7.1933

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Yue Bun-chek, Lau Woon

Shaukauling

Collision on the ground, partially destroyed by fire

21.7.1933

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Tang Ha-wei, Chan Kai-kwong

Shaukauling

Collision on the ground, partially destroyed by fire

21.9.1933

2-seat aircraft

Kwangsi Air Force

 

Near Liuchow, Kwangsi

Crashed. Crew not fatally injured

19.8.1933

"Morris" 2-seat (DH 60 Moth?)

Canton Air Force

Liu Kwok-kwang and a passenger

Shaukauling

3rd Squadron. First flight after repair. Serious crash. Two injured

 

Armstrong Whitworth Atlas

Canton Air Force

No 40(x)

 

 

Overturned, engine torn off. Possibly No 403

(2).11.1933

Trainer

Canton Air Force

Student

Canton

Caught fire and crashed, pilot slightly injured

9.11.1933

Waco

Canton Air Force

Poon Mo-yan, Hui Tiu-ming

Meihsien (Muiyuen), NE Kwangtung

5th Squadron at Muiyuen. Mid-air collision, two killed. Crashed on a house where a boy and a woman were killed

9.11.1933

Waco

Canton Air Force

Tse Yan-fung, Yeung Tin-sam

Meihsien (Muiyuen), NE Kwangtung

5th Squadron at Muiyuen. Mid-air collision, two killed

(12).11.1933

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

Yen

Near Liuchow, Kwangsi

1st Squadron. Emergency landing

(12).11.1933

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

Tang

Near Liuchow, Kwangsi

1st Squadron. Emergency landing

25.11.33

DH 84 Dragon G-ACKD (?)

Vicomte de Sibour

Vicomte Jaques de Sibour, H H Pethick, Vicoountess and son

Lamning, Kwangsi

Hit telegraph wires on take off and force landed. Repaired. No injuries.

4.12.1933

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

"Canton"

Wong Chi (Wong Kei)

Tai Yu mountain pass, near Namhung

3rd Squadron. Crashed due to engine trouble. Pilot killed

12.1933

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

Ngai Shai-ying

Liuchow aerodrome, Kwangsi

Aircraft crashed and was completely wrecked. Pilot killed

15.12.1933

2-seat aircraft

Kwangsi Air Force

Instructor Yip Peng, cadet Lee Kai-ping

Near Liuchow, Kwangsi

Aircraft lost a wing at 1,000 ft, crashed and was completely wrecked. Two killed

23.12.1933

2-seat aircraft

Kwangsi Air Force

 

Liuchow, Kwangsi

Aircraft caught fire and crashed. Two killed

27.1.1934

"Fox"

Canton Air Force

No 212

Wu Yun-shue

Shaukauling

Total loss, pilot bailed out

7.2.1934

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

Iu Wa-chun

Liuchow aerodrome, Kwangsi

1st Squadron. Mid-air collision. Aircraft crashed and exploded. Pilot killed

7.2.1934

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

Liang Kang-wan

Liuchow aerodrome, Kwangsi

1st Squadron. Mid-air collision. Aircraft crashed and exploded. Pilot killed

(14).2.1934

2-seat aircraft

Kwangsi Air Force

British instructor, Chinese cadet

Wuchow, Kwangsi

Aircraft crashed on landing and was totally destroyed. Cadet seriously injured, instructor no harmed

17.2.1934

Trainer

Canton Air Force

Two student pilots

Shiukeng, Honam Island

Took off from Pakwan. Aircraft wrecked in forced landing. One killed, one seriously injured

 

Avro 631 Cadet

Kwangsi Air Force

No 123

 

 

Crash landed on roof. Much damaged

23.2.1934

Trainer

Canton Air Force

Chang Men-tse (Jeung Min-jee)

Shekpai racecourse, Canton

Burst into flames and crashed. Aircraft destroyed, pilot killed

3.1934

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

British instructor

Mosuen

Emergency landing on flight Wuchow-Liuchow, Kwangsi, no damage

3.1934

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

Cadet Liu Tin-liang

Chungan, northern Kwangsi

Aircraft slightly damaged in forced landing, repaired

(3).1934

Cutty Sark

Kwangsi Air Force

 

Liuchow?. Kwangsi

Damaged in an accident

23.4.1934

Stinson SR

SWAC "Kaiming"

 

Watlam

Emergency landing due to fog. Aircraft damaged and sent to Liuchow for repairs. No injuries

30.5.1934

Avro 631 Cadet

Far Eastern Aviation Training School

(VR-HCS?)

Tse To

Near Kai Tak, Hong Kong

Lost control and spun into the water. Aircraft "completely" wrecked and sank, but later salvaged. Pilot seriously injured. (VR-HCS was cancelled 7.2.36)

(5).1934

Two 2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

 

Kiangsi

Mid-air collision, four killed

9.1934

Nakajima Type 91 Fighter

Kwangsi Air Force

Japanese pilot

Wuchow or Nanning, Kwangsi

Crashed on landing, completely destroyed

26.9.1934

Avro Avian

FEFTS

L R Rowley, C A Fidler

Hong Kong harbour, near Kai Tak

Crashed into water and sank. Aircraft salvaged. None injured

29.9.1934

Douglas O-2MC

Canton Air Force

Ting Chi-hau/hsu, Kwan Wing

Near Sze Shan station, Canton-Samshui Railway

1st Squadron. Aircraft somersaulted, caught fire and was damaged beyond repair. Crew not injured

30.9.1934

Unknown type

Kwangsi Air Force

 

Mungkong, West River, Kwangsi

Pilot not seriously injured

25.11.1934

Avro 626 Tutor

Far East Aviation Co

VR- HCO

J C Macgown, J P Wright

Fanling Racecourse, Hong Kong

Aircraft crashed after hitting a fence on landing and was badly damaged. Registration cancelled 28.11.1934. Two injured

28.12.1934

Avro 671 Cierva autogyro

Far East Aviation Co

VR-HCT

H A Howes

Kai Tak, Hong Hong

Much damaged. Pilot not injured. Aircraft stored, registration cancelled 19.11.1936

1934

 

Canton Air Force

Chin Sun-yuen

Canton

Pilot killed

1934/35

Avro Avian

Private (Owned by A V Harvey)

VR-HBR

 

 

Crashed, registration cancelled 19.8.1935

 

Wapiti

Kwangsi Air Force

No 107

 

 

Much damaged. One Wapiti was being rebuilt in August 1935

 

Avro 637

Kwangsi Air Force

No 116

 

 

Much damaged. One Avro 637 being rebuilt in August 1935

14.2.1935

Fighter (Curtiss Hawk)

Canton Air Force

Hing Wan-chan

Canton

Mid-air collision. Total loss, pilot bailed out

14.2.1935

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Cheung Wai

Canton

Mid-air collision, one of two seriously injured.

22.3.1935

Stinson SR

SWAC

 

Near Wuchow aerodrome

Crashed into river and submerged, minor repairs needed. Pilot slightly injured.

21.5.1935

Stinson fighter monoplane, brand new

Canton Air Force

Chen Shun-yuen (Sin-yuan)

Ying Tong Military Academy, Canton

1st Squadron. Pilot lost control during stunting and crashed into Military Academy building. Aircraft destroyed. Pilot killed. 49 soldiers injured, 18 seriously

15.7.1935

Stinson Reliant

SWAC

 

Staotung Railways Station, Samshui

Forced landing due to engine trouble, aircraft sent to Canton for repair. No injuries

22.7.1935

"monoplane"

Canton Air Force

Mah

Linhuashan, Whampoa

Crashed into the river. Aircraft damaged, pilot not injured

22.7.1935

"monoplane"

Canton Air Force

Pilot and three passengers

Shaho aerodrome

Aircraft damaged, no injuries

23.7.1935

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Chan Shan, Yim Chen-chuen

Tungshan, Canton

Crashed into the water, pilot killed

23.9.1935

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

Lee Kat-shing

Sinchun harbour, Swatow

Squadron based at Swatow. Crashed into river, pilot killed

24.9.1935

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Li Man-hai, Wu King-wu/mo

Near Chung Shan University, Shekpai

Aircraft smashed beyond repair. Two killed

10.1935

FW 44 Stieglitz

Canton Air Force

 

 

Damaged

22.10.1935

FW 44 Stieglitz

Canton Air Force

Kwan Yue-shuen (Man-chun)

Near Tienho aerodrome

Lost control during aerobatics. Aircraft damaged beyond repair. Pilot seriously injured

31.10.1935

Unknown type

Canton Air Force

Chan

School playground near Tienho aerodrome

Aircraft destroyed beyond repair, pilot killed

15.12.1935

Trainer

Canton Air Force

No 67

 

Shamsu

Slightly damaged, pilot unhurt

18.12.1935

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Wu The-chun, Cheng Lun-hsuan

Third Municipal School, Canton

3rd Squadron. Mid-air collision. Aircraft destroyed, two killed

18.12.1935

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Tsai Ping-chiu (Choy Bing-kau), Cheng Ching-heng (probably Chen Ging-ting)

Third Municipal School, Canton

3rd Squadron. Mid-air collision. Aircraft destroyed, four killed

1935

 

Canton Air Force

Jang Shie-fun

Canton

Mid-air collision, pilot killed

15.4.1936

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Chang Kin, Ming Sin-tuen

Shiukwan aerodrome

3rd Squadron. Two killed

(8).5.1936

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Hoh Chuen-hui, Fong Wai-yuen

Chungfa-Shiukwan

Aircraft crashed against a mountain in fog. Wreckage found on 7.6.1935

4.6.1936

Stinson Reliant, SWAC

Canton Air Force

("Shinsu"?)

Huang Chao-ching

Sun Yat-sen University, Canton

Badly damaged, pilot killed, one passenger seriously hurt

4.1.1936

Avro 631 Cadet

FEFTS

VR-HCS

W F Murray and apssenger

10 miles off Macao

Forced landing on sea, no injuries. Aircraft sank, registration cancelled 7.2.1936

22.6.1936

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

 

 

3rd Squadron

18.7.1936

Fairey Fox

Canton Air Force

Hu Sum-chun and two passengers

Shekpai

Crashed on take-off. Pilot killed, mechanic severely injured

18.7.1936

 

Canton Air Force

 

Shiukwan

Landing accident. Two seriously injured

18.7.1936

Trainer

 

 

Fanling golf course, Hong Kong

Aircraft damaged

3.8.1936

Japanese type

Kwangsi Air Force

Japanese pilot of the Kwangsi Air Force

Kiyang, southern Hunan

Brought down by anti-aircraft fire and three Nanking air force aircraft. Aircraft crashed and burst into flames. Pilot killed

4.9.1936

2-seat aircraft

Canton Air Force

Chung

Yingtak aerodrome

6th Squadron. Crashed and burst into flames, damaged beyond repair. Pilot killed

22.2.1937

Stinson SR

SWAC

"Changkeng"

Chan Tao-yu

Chingkee, Samshui

Crashed into river and sank. Pilot and one passenger killed. Aircraft badly smashed, fuselage to be repaired

15.3.1937

Old aircraft

CAF

Yung Shiu-ming (George Young)

Sunhing, near Shiuhing

Crashed in woods and caught fire. Pilot killed

7.6.1937

Stinson Reliant

SWAC

"Peitau"

 

Shekpai airport

Partially damaged on landing, pilot injured

4.9.1937

Scouting aircraft

Kwangsi Air Force

 

Chartau village, Nan Hoi District

Damaged beyond repair. One killed, one seriously injured

11.9.1937

Avro 631 Cadet

FEFTS

VR-HCM

Student B Lee

Near Bias Bay

Aircraft damaged but repaired, pilot not injured

7.10.1937

 

CAF

Wong Yuen-bo

Shiukwan

Killed in air combat

24.11.1937

Stinson Executive A

SWAC

"Tienchin"

 

Near Lungchow

Much damaged. Pilot and mechanic killed, co-pilot and some passengers injured

19.12.1937

Stinson

SWAC

 

Wuchow

Destroyed by Japanese bombs

24.8.1938

Douglas DC-2

CNAC

No 32 "Kweilin"

H L Woods, radio operator Loh Chao-ming and passengers

25 miles N of Macao

Shot down by Japanese aircraft. Pilot, radio operator and one passenger survived

1939

Probably DH 87A Hornet Moth

FEFTS, probably

VR-HCX

 

 

Crashed. (VR-HCX cancelled 30.9.1939)

5.9.1940

Junkers Ju 86Z

Manchukuo Air Force

M-213

Crew of three

Kwanti race course, Fanling, Hong Kong

Aircraft much damaged, crew of three injured, one seriously


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