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Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Samstag 27 März 1943
Zeit:05:12
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Kennzeichen: A65-2
Werknummer: 6149
Baujahr: 1942
Betriebsstunden:273
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,5 km (0.9 Meilen) S of Brisbane-Archerfield RAAF Station, QLD (   Australien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (ACF/YBAF), Australien
Flug nach:Sydney-Mascot Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY), Australien
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into wooded country shortly after takeoff.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: "Failure of one engine, followed by an unsuccessfull effort by the pilot to maintain (or gain) height which resulted in the aircraft stalling. The height gained since takeoff was apparently insufficient to permit of recovery from the stall."

Informationsquelle:
» Peter Dunn's Australia @ war
» Court of Inquiry report


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Distance from Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD to Sydney-Mascot Airport, NSW as the crow flies is 728 km (455 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 160th loss
  • 58th Fataler Unfall
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