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Date:mercredi 25 novembre 1953
Heure:ca 13:00
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter 21E
Compagnie:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Immatriculation: A81-2
Numéro de série: 12805
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 3 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:8 km (5 milles) SW of Mallala, SA (   Australie)
Phase de vol: Inconnu (UNK)
Aéroport de départ:Mallala RAAF Base, SA, Australie
Aéroport de destination:Mallala RAAF Base, SA, Australie
Crashed in a wheatfield after the mainplane separated in flight in instrument weather conditions.
The aircraft operated on a routine training mission.

Several month before the accident cordline cracks in the upper and lower wing surfaces caused the Bristol 170s of 34 Squadron to be grounded for inspections. They were declared serviceable by a technician from Bristol.

» The Canberra Times - 26 November 1953
» The Advertiser - 26 November 1953


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