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Last updated: 5 October 2015
Datum:Mittwoch 8 August 1951
Zeit:ca 21:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Trans Australia Airlines - TAA
Kennzeichen: VH-TAT
Werknummer: 13083
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Barilla Bay, TAS (   Australien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Hobart Airport, TAS (HBA/YMHB), Australien
Flug nach:Melbourne (unknown airport), VIC, Australien
The DC-3 crashed into Barilla Bay immediately after takeoff.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Loss of lateral control during a turn at low altitude soon after take-off. The probable cause of the loss of lateral control was the presence of ice on the aircraft surface."



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