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Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:Monday 30 October 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Operator:Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea
Registration: VH-PNA
MSN: 33103/16355
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Madang Airport (MAG) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Madang Airport (MAG/AYMD), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair at Madang Airport, Papua New Guinea when it overran the runway.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 The first seventy years Vol.2 / J.M. Gradidge
» E-mail Rowan Hughes (2007-11-16)
» E-mail Graeme Strempel (2013-09-20)
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 The first seventy years Vol.2 / J.M. Gradidge


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