Date: June 10, 1960
Time: 22:05
Location: Off Mackay, Qld. Australia
Operator: Trans Australia Airlines
Flight #: 538
Route: Rockhampton - MacKay
AC Type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Registration: VH-TFB
cn / ln: 10112
Aboard: 29   (passengers:25  crew:4)
Fatalities: 29   (passengers:25  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The flight crashed into the sea, 7.5 miles from the airport after being in a holding pattern waiting for fog to lift. Cause could not be determined.

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