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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 3 June 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Butler Air Transport
Registration: VH-AOH
C/n / msn: 13603
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Schofields Airport, NSW (   Australia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Schofields Airport, NSW (YSFS), Australia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Overshot the runway and crashed into trees while practicing takeoffs and landings.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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