Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) VHRET,
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Date:Wednesday 26 February 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:ML-KNIL (Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force)
Registration: VHRET
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1,6 km NW off Point Lookout, Stradbroke Island, QLD -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Brisbane-Eagle Farm Air Base, QLD
Crashed in sea during a test flight after a fire erupted in one of the engines. Three Dutch and three Australian citizen died in the crash.


ABC (Sevilla) 27 February 1947, p8
Red City Bulletin 14 Oct 2016
The Indian Express 28 February 1947, p3


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