Narrative:The DC-3 crashed immediately after takeoff from Guildford Airport, WA (PER) and caught fire.
|Date:||Saturday 2 July 1949|
|Operator:||MacRobertson Miller Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 9350|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14|
|Total:||Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Guildford Airport, WA (PER) ( Australia)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Guildford Airport, WA (PER/YPPH), Australia|
|Destination airport:||Darwin Airport, NT (DRW/YPDN), Australia|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Guildford Airport, WA to Darwin Airport, NT as the crow flies is 2644 km (1653 miles).
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.