1949 Queensland Airlines Lockheed Lodestar crash site

1949 Queensland Airlines Lockheed Lodestar crash site


Coolangatta, Australia (AU)
On 10 March 1949 a Lockheed Lodestar aircraft became airborne at Coolangatta for a flight to Brisbane. Before reaching a height of 300 feet, it suddenly pitched nose-up, stalled and crashed onto its belly beyond the end of the airstrip. All 21 people on board died. It was the worst civil aviation accident in Queensland at the time.
On 10 March 1949 a Lockheed Lodestar aircraft became airborne at Coolangatta for a flight to Brisbane. Before reaching a height of 300 feet, it suddenly pitched nose-up, stalled and crashed onto its belly beyond the end of the airstrip. All 21 people on board died. It was the worst civil aviation accident in Queensland at the time.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: kkeps

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