At 0830 hours Western Standard Time on 31st December, 1968, a Viscount 720C aircraft, registered VH-RMQ, was scheduled to commence a regular public transport service, designated Flight 1750, from Perth to Port Hedland in the State of Western Australia.
The aircraft struck the ground in open spinifex-grassed country. The aircraft was destroyed by severe impact forces and the major portion was also affected by an intense post-impact fire.
There were 22 passengers and 4 crew on board, none of the aircraft occupants survived the impact.
|Date:||31 December 1968||Investigation status:||Completed|
|Location:||near Port Hedland||Investigation type:||Occurrence Investigation|
|Release date:||21 September 1969|
|Report status:||Final||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Highest injury level:||Fatal|