University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ro-n0545. Note by Malcolm Rosholt: "Civil Air Transport C-46s parked in line at Sanya air base on southen tip of Hainan Island. Aircraft had come in from bases in west China to avoid being captured by Red Army in December 1949". Painted on plane: CAT; CAA-MOC. See Ro-n0543, Ro-n0544, Ro-n0546, Ro-n0547.
Curtiss C-46 Commando aircraft, Civil Air Transport airfield, Sanya, Hainan Island
Black and white photograph