Mangalore Airport (Victoria)
|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, Kestrel Aviation and Moorabbin Aviation Services (Mangalore Campus).
In June 2017 Moorabbin Aviation Services Pty Ltd established a campus at Mangalore Airport where they undertake pilot training of international students. One of their major clients being China Southern Airlines, training their airline cadets.
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 08 November 2018, Aeronautical Chart Archived 10 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine. (
- "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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