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Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:viernes 26 noviembre 1943
Hora:ca 04:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-56B-LO Lodestar
Operador:Qantas
Registración: VH-CAB
Numéro de série: 18-2103
Año de Construcción: 1941
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:13 km (8.1 milles) de Port Moresby (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Port Moresby-Wards Airfield, Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Townsville-Garbutt Airfield, QLD (TSV/YBTL), Australia
Descripción:
Flew into the side of a mountain.

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Distance from Port Moresby-Wards Airfield to Townsville-Garbutt Airfield, QLD as the crow flies is 1089 km (680 miles).

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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Lockheed 18

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