Narrative:The pilot executed a go around at Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN), Australia. The DC-2 then stalled 10 feet above runway, causing the starboard wing to contact the runway first, resulting in a groundloop.
|Date:||08 JAN 1943|
|Operator:||Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 1373|
|First flight:|| 1935|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN) (Australia)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Destination airport:||Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN/YCKN), Australia|
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.