CNAC wreckage found in Western China

photo courtesy of Jim Dalby and

Bob Willett, CNAC association member and author of An Airline at War: The Story of the China National Aviation Corporation and Its Men, and Clayton Kuhles of, recently discovered the wreckage of the first CNAC airplane lost on the Hump — CNAC #60, a C-47 that went missing over  western China on November 17, 1942.

Willett’s cousin, James Brown, was copiloting CNAC #60 the day it went down.

Here are Willet and Kuhles featured in a brief news spot.

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