Accident Douglas C-49H (DC-3-194B) 44-83228,
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Date:Saturday 5 May 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-49H (DC-3-194B)
Owner/operator:Australian National Airways - ANA
Registration: 44-83228
MSN: 1941
Year of manufacture:1937
Engine model:Wright R-1820-97
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:3,5 km NW of Higgins Field, QLD (ABM) -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (ACF/YBAF)
Destination airport:Higgins Field, QLD (ABM/YBAM)
The C-49 struck the top of a hill while landing in darkness. The aircraft operated on a courier trip van Brisbane to New Guinea.


Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
Peter Dunn's Australia @ war


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