Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 26 January 1945
Time:06:00
Type:Lockheed C-60A-5-LO Lodestar
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A67-6
C/n / msn: 18-2610
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Merauke-Mopah Airport (MKQ) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Merauke-Mopah Airport (MKQ/WAKK), Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ground-looped on takeoff following the burst of a tyre. The Lodestar caught fire.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson


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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.
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