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Last updated: 25 January 2021
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Fecha:jueves 19 abril 1945
Hora:05:33
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 39067
Numéro de série: 10017
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Gooseberry Hill, WA (   Australia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Guildford Airport, WA (PER/YPPH), Australia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Adelaide Airport, SA (ADL/YPAD), Australia
Descripción:
Crashed three minutes after takeoff from runway 11. The aircraft struck the rising stony ground of Gooseberry Hill in fog.

Fuentes:
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Distance from Guildford Airport, WA to Adelaide Airport, SA as the crow flies is 2109 km (1318 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 1801st loss
  • 554th accidente fatal
  • 88th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 402nd worst accident (actualmente)
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 Australia
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  • 18th worst accident (actualmente)
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