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Last updated: 4 August 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:maandag 12 december 1960
Tijd:ca 14:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Airlines of New South Wales
Registratie: VH-INI
Constructienummer: 12252
Bouwjaar: 1943
Aantal vlieguren:33027
Motoren: 2 Wright R-1820-G202A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:21 km (13.1 mijl) E van South Head, Sydney, NSW (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY), AustraliŽ
Beschrijving:
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 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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