Airplane Crash - Mangalore, Australia 10/31/1954

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Mangalore, Australia


Date10/31/1954
Time15:10
LocationMangalore, Australia
OperatorTAA
RouteTraining
TypeVickers 720 Viscount
RegistrationVH-TVA
Cn/In44
Aboard8
Fatalities3
Ground0
SummaryCrashed during takeoff. An error of judgement on the part of the pilot-in-command in that he took the aircraft into the air at a speed below the minimum control speed, following loss of directional control during the ground run.

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