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Last updated: 15 April 2021
Date:Saturday 22 December 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 414-08-10 Hudson IV
Operator:Adastra Airways
Registration: VH-AGX
C/n / msn: 6051
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Horn Island Airport, QLD (HID) (   Australia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Horn Island Airport, QLD (HID/YHID), Australia
Destination airport:?
Takeoff from Horn Island Airport, QLD (HID) was abandoned due to a loss of engine power. The airplane overran the runway and was considered damaged beyond repair. It was shipped to Melbourne in 1977 and rebuilt for RAAF Museum.

Rejected takeoff
Runway excursion

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