Flugunfall 19 OCT 1934 einer de Havilland DH.86 Express VH-URN - Wilsons Promontory, VIC [Bass Strait]
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Datum:Freitag 19 Oktober 1934
Flugzeugtyp:de Havilland DH.86 Express
Fluggesellschaft:Holyman's Airways
Kennzeichen: VH-URN
Werknummer: 2301
Baujahr: 1934
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Wilsons Promontory, VIC [Bass Strait] (   Australien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Launceston Airport, TAS (LST/YMLT), Australien
Flug nach:Melbourne (unknown airport), VIC, Australien
Unfallbericht:
A de Havilland DH.86 Express passenger plane, named "Miss Hobart" disappeared over Bass Strait during a flight from Launceston, Tasmania, to Melbourne.
Captain V. Holyman, one of the co-founders of the airline, was among the missing.
The next day patches of oil were discovered some 10 miles off Wilsons Promontory.

Informationsquelle:
» De Havilland full production list
» LOST 'PLANE. (1934, October 22). The Sydney Morning Herald


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