1948 Lutana Crash

1948 Lutana Crash

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1948 Lutana crash occurred on 2 September 1948 near Nundle, New South Wales, Australia, when the Lutana, a Douglas DC-3 operated by Australian National Airways en route to Sydney from Brisbane, crashed into high terrain due to navigation equipment errors, killing all 13 on board. On 2 September 1948, the Lutana departed Brisbane's airport on a scheduled flight to Sydney. About 280 nautical miles (520 km) south of Brisbane it crashed into rising terrain in the North West Slopes of Australia's Great Dividing Range, due to an erroneously determined position based on errors in the navigational equipment the pilots relied upon for determining a safe course through the rising terrain.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Part Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136276518
  • 9786136276519