Hull-loss description
Last updated: 26 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 16 May 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A65-81
C/n / msn: 15925/32673
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mawson Station (   Antarctica)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in a blizzard. The aircraft operated on behalf of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE).

Classification:

Sources:
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site


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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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