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Last updated: 25 January 2021
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Datum:Samstag 2 Juli 1949
Zeit:02:13
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:MacRobertson Miller Airlines
Kennzeichen: VH-MME
Werknummer: 9350
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Guildford Airport, WA (PER) (   Australien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Guildford Airport, WA (PER/YPPH), Australien
Flug nach:Darwin Airport, NT (DRW/YPDN), Australien
Unfallbericht:
The DC-3 crashed immediately after takeoff from Guildford Airport, WA (PER) and caught fire.



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Distance from Guildford Airport, WA to Darwin Airport, NT as the crow flies is 2644 km (1653 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

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