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Last updated: 29 July 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:lunes 12 diciembre 1960
Hora:ca 14:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operador:Airlines of New South Wales
Registración: VH-INI
Numéro de série: 12252
Año de Construcción: 1943
Horas Totales de la Célula:33027
Motores: 2 Wright R-1820-G202A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:21 km (13.1 milles) E de la costa de South Head, Sydney, NSW (   Australia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Entrenamiento
Aeropuerto de Salida:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY), Australia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY), Australia
Descripción:
The DC-3C had departed Sydney for a pilot training flight, but failed to return. Some floating wreckage was found and recovered off Sydney.
It was determined that the aircraft did not carry out a controlled ditching, based on the pieces of wreckage that were recovered. Investigators also did not find any evidence of a fire or explosion.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: "The cause of this accident has not been determined."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: DCA Australia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 147 days (5 months)
Accident number: Final report
Download report: Final report


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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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