Accident description
Last updated: 22 December 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 1 April 1965
Time:22:17 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Airlines of New South Wales
Registration: VH-ANJ
C/n / msn: 9105
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Warrnambool Airport, VIC (WMB) (   Australia) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Warrnambool Airport, VIC (WMB/YWBL), Australia
Destination airport:Melbourne-Essendon Airport, VIC (MEB), Australia
Flightnumber: 1
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» ICAO Circular 88/74 Volume II (3-6)


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Distance from Warrnambool Airport, VIC to Melbourne-Essendon Airport, VIC as the crow flies is 224 km (140 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.
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