ASN Aircraft accident Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 VH-TFK Mackay Airport, QLD (MKY) 
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Last updated: 24 September 2022
Date:Friday 22 January 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Operator:Associated Airlines of Australia
Registration: VH-TFK
C/n / msn: 10138
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Mackay Airport, QLD (MKY) (   Australia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mackay Airport, QLD (MKY/YBMK), Australia
The starboard undercarriage collapsed after touchdown.

Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap


photo of Fokker-F-27200-VH-TFK
accident date: 22-01-1960
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
registration: VH-TFK
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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