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Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Datum:donderdag 16 oktober 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Australian National Airways - ANA
Registratie: VH-AND
Constructienummer: 42950
Bouwjaar: 1946
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Sydney-Mascot Airport, NSW (SYD) (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Melbourne-Essendon Airport, VIC (MEB/YMEN), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Sydney-Mascot Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY), AustraliŽ
Beschrijving:
Undershot the runway on landing. The aircraft was reported damaged beyond repair by many sources, but after a very careful assessment, repair was carried out in the Australian National Airlines main hangar at Mascot by fitting a complete new wing centre section and new landing gear. The engines were not damaged and were refitted. The rebuild was relatively long and complicated but completed by an expert team of engineers from both Sydney and Melbourne. The aircraft flew again successfully for some years.

Bronnen:
» A.N. McCleave
» The Argus, 17 October 1952


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Melbourne-Essendon Airport, VIC en Sydney-Mascot Airport, NSW bedraagt 703 km (439 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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