Mangalore Airport (Victoria)
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For the airport in India, see Mangalore International Airport (Karnataka, India).
|Operator||Mangalore Airport Pty Ltd|
|Elevation AMSL||467 ft / 142 m|
Mangalore Airport (ICAO: YMNG) is located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) west Mangalore, Victoria, Australia. The airport is about 2 hours north of Melbourne by road, and is home to the Helicopter Pilot College and Kestrel Aviation.
Accidents and incidents
- On 29 December 1948, an empty Australian National Airways Douglas DC-3 from Launceston crashed short of the runway after diverting from Essendon. The aircraft was badly damaged but the crew was unhurt.
- On 31 October 1954, the first Vickers Viscount aircraft delivered to Australia crashed on take-off for a training flight only days after its arrival in Australia, killing 3 of the 7 people on board.
- PDF). AIP En Route Supplement from Airservices Australia, effective 10 November 2016, Aeronautical Chart (
- "New airport at Mangalore to open soon". The Argus. 28 May 1947. p. 29.
- "REX TO CONSTRUCT PILOT ACADEMY AT WAGGA WAGGA". Regional Express Holdings Limited. 18 February 2009.
- "Amazing Escape When Airliner Crashes". The Daily News. 29 December 1948. p. 1.
- "Viscount Crashes" The Argus - 1 November 1954, p.1 (National Library of Australia) Retrieved 2012-07-01
- "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 6 September 2009.
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