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Last updated: 25 January 2021
Datum:Freitag 8 Januar 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-171
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Kennzeichen: A30-13
Werknummer: 1373
Baujahr: 1935
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN) (   Australien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN/YCKN), Australien
The pilot executed a go around at Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN), Australia. The DC-2 then stalled 10 feet above runway, causing the starboard wing to contact the runway first, resulting in a groundloop.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Dibrugarh, Assam.

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