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Last updated: 26 April 2019
Date:Monday 18 December 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol 170 Freighter 21
Operator:Pacific Aviation
Registration: VH-AAH
C/n / msn: 12774
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Albion Park, NSW (   Australia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Following a simulated no. 2 engine failure, the prop was unfeathered. Power was not regained however, causing the aircraft to lose height. The Bristol plane collided with trees during an attempt to reach a suitable landing area.


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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