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Datum:zaterdag 5 mei 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49H (DC-3-194B)
Operator:Australian National Airways - ANA
On behalf of:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registratie: 44-83228
Constructienummer: 1941
Bouwjaar: 1937
Motoren: 2 Wright R-1820-97
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3,5 km (2.2 mijl) NW of Higgins Field, QLD (ABM) (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (ACF/YBAF), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Higgins Field, QLD (ABM/YBAM), AustraliŽ
The C-49 struck the top of a hill while landing in darkness. The aircraft operated on a courier trip van Brisbane to New Guinea.

» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
» Peter Dunn's Australia @ war


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD en Higgins Field, QLD bedraagt 2145 km (1340 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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