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Date:Saturday 2 December 1961
Time:ca 10:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operator:Trans Australia Airlines - TAA
Registration: VH-SBS
MSN: 253
First flight: 1958
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:65 km (40.6 mls) from Mount Hagen (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport (HGU/AYMH), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:?
Crashed into an 8000 ft ridge in the Nebilyer Valley.

» The Sydney Morning Herald - December 3 1961


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