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Last updated: 21 April 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 10 März 1946
Zeit:20:55
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Australian National Airways - ANA
Kennzeichen: VH-AET
Werknummer: 6013
Baujahr: 1942
Betriebsstunden:7477
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Derwent River estuary, TAS (   Australien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Hobart Airport, TAS (HBA/YMHB), Australien
Flug nach:Melbourne-Essendon Airport, VIC (MEB/YMEN), Australien
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 crashed into the Derwent River estuary some 10 minutes after takeoff from Hobart. This was caused by an inadvertent engagement of the autopilot in mistake for fuel cross feed.

Informationsquelle:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 43)


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Distance from Hobart Airport, TAS to Melbourne-Essendon Airport, VIC as the crow flies is 608 km (380 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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