Trans Australia Airlines Flight 538

Trans Australia Airlines Flight 538Friday June 10, 1960
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.

Crash Details

DateFriday June 10, 1960
LocationOff Mackay, Qld. Australia
Passengers25
Crew4
Fatalities29
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeFokker F-27 Friendship 100
OperatorTrans Australia Airlines
RegistrationVH-TFB
Flight OriginRockhampton
Flight Destination MacKay
Off Mackay, Qld. Australia
Trans Australia Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
1960