Target Zhou Enlai: The “Kashmir Princess’ Incident of 1955

  title={Target Zhou Enlai: The “Kashmir Princess’ Incident of 1955},
  author={Steve Tsang},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={766 - 782}
  • S. Tsang
  • Published 1 September 1994
  • Political Science
  • The China Quarterly
On 11 April 1955 an Air India Constellation passenger airliner, the “Kashmir Princess,” flight 300 from Hong Kong to Djakarta, was sabotaged. It was chartered by the People's Republic of China (PRC) to take its delegation headed by Premier Zhou Enlai to attend the Bandung Conference in Indonesia. On the way to Djakarta with a Chinese delegation aboard there was an explosion, which caused the aircraft to crash into the sea. All eleven passengers were killed and only three members of the crew… 

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