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Accident description
Last updated: 18 March 2018
Date:Thursday 28 September 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-210
Operator:Australian National Airways - ANA
Registration: VH-UYB
C/n / msn: 1563
First flight: 1937
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Sydney-Mascot Airport, NSW (SYD) (   Australia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Sydney-Mascot Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY), Australia
The DC-2, named "Pengana", overrun into Cooks River on landing.

Runway excursion

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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