Loss of control Accident Douglas DC-2-171 A30-13, Friday 8 January 1943
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Date:Friday 8 January 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-2-171
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A30-13
MSN: 1373
Year of manufacture:1935
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN) -   Australia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN/YCKN)
The pilot executed a go around at Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN), Australia. The DC-2 then stalled 10 feet above runway, causing the starboard wing to contact the runway first, resulting in a groundloop.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Dibrugarh, Assam.


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