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Vintage Airliner Down In Australia  
User currently offlineScooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1204 posts, RR: 8
Posted (1 year 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2783 times:
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This vintage aircraft sadly crashed with the loss of 6 lives.

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Photo © Phil Vabre



Source: http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/...reports/2012/aair/ao-2012-130.aspx

Condolences to the families and friends of the people involved.


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User currently offlineGSPSPOT From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 3037 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (1 year 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 2701 times:

How very sad. May all the souls lost rest in peace. Such a beautiful machine lost as well.


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User currently offlinericknroll From Afghanistan, joined Jan 2012, 827 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2391 times:

Beautiful plane. It looks like he should have turned back when the weather started closing in, then got lost and ran out of fuel. Very rugged country where it came down.

User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6656 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (1 year 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2036 times:

RIP to the victims.

According to the caption of the airliners.net photo she had already crashed in 1954 and was rebuilt !

Wasn't there an incident with a similar plane not long ago, an engine on fire ?



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