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Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 25 November 1953
Zeit:ca 13:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter 21E
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Kennzeichen: A81-2
Werknummer: 12805
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:8 km (5 Meilen) SW of Mallala, SA (   Australien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Mallala RAAF Base, SA, Australien
Flug nach:Mallala RAAF Base, SA, Australien
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in a wheatfield after the mainplane separated in flight in instrument weather conditions.
The aircraft operated on a routine training mission.

Several month before the accident cordline cracks in the upper and lower wing surfaces caused the Bristol 170s of 34 Squadron to be grounded for inspections. They were declared serviceable by a technician from Bristol.

Informationsquelle:
» The Canberra Times - 26 November 1953
» The Advertiser - 26 November 1953


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