ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 18387
Last updated: 20 August 2014
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Date:25-DEC-1974
Time:03:50 local
Type:Auster J/5B Autocar
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: VH-ACL
C/n / msn: 2946
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Darwin Airport [DRW/YPDN] Darwin, NT -   Australia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Darwin, NT [DRW/YPDN]
Destination airport:Darwin, NT [DRW/YPDN]
Narrative:
Written off when destroyed in cyclone "Tracy", whilst parked at Darwin Airport [DRW/YPDN] on 25/12/1974. The cyclone hit the airport at 03:50 local time on Christmas morning

Sources:
http://www.qam.com.au/papers/tracy/tracy-damaged-aircraft.htm
http://www.auster.ukf.net/p29.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Tracy


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2008 11:10 ASN archive Added
28-Nov-2012 14:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
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