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Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 12 August 1957
Type:Martin PBM-5A Mariner
Operator:Marine Luchtvaart Dienst - MLD
Registration: P-312
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Merauke-Mopah Airport (MKQ) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Merauke-Mopah Airport (MKQ/WAKK), Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Struck a tree on takeoff, crashed and caught fire.

Sources:
» ANP 13-8-1957


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accident date: 12-08-1957
type: Martin PBM-5A Mariner
registration: P-312
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accident date: 12-08-1957
type: Martin PBM-5A Mariner
registration: P-312
 
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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