Narrative: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.
|Date:||Friday 8 January 1943|
|Operator:||Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 1373|
|First flight:|| 1935|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10 |
|Aircraft damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN) ( Australia)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Destination airport:||Cooktown Airport, QLD (CTN/YCKN), Australia|
The aircraft operated on a flight from Dibrugarh, Assam.
Loss of control
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
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