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Accident description
Last updated: 29 November 2015
Date:Monday 6 September 1971
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: A65-73
C/n / msn: 32671/15923
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Townsville RAAF Station, QLD (TSV) (   Australia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Townsville RAAF Station, QLD (TSV/YBTL), Australia
Damaged beyond repair in a landing accident. The airplane is now on display at The Beck Museum

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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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