- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 26, 1950
Time: c 23:00
Location: York, Australia
Operator: Ansett ANA
Flight #: ?
Route: Guildford - Melbourne
AC Type: Douglas DC-4-1009
Registration: VH-ANA
cn / ln: 42910
Aboard: 29   (passengers:24  crew:5)
Fatalities: 29   (passengers:24  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airliner experienced trouble with all four engines. The crew attempted to return to Guildford but in the dark, while in a 15 degree turn to port, the aircraft barely cleared a ridge line, struck a tree 30 feet off the ground and ploughed into a downward slope shredding itself and contents into small pieces. The aircraft was named "Amana."
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