Date & Time: Sep 29, 1951 at 1630 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Turkey Creek – Alice Springs
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Parked at Turkey Creek Aerodrome, ready for a flight to Alice Springs, the pilot started the engine when a fire erupted. All six occupants were able to evacuate the cabin before the aircraft would be destroyed by fire. Pilot was Eddie Connellan.