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Last updated: 22 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 15 November 1934
Flugzeugtyp:de Havilland DH.86 Express
Kennzeichen: VH-USG
Werknummer: 2311
Baujahr: 1934
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Ilfracombe, QLD (   Australien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Longreach Airport, QLD (LRE/YLRE), Australien
Flug nach:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (ACF/YBAF), Australien
Crashed on delivery flight from England, owing to in-flight loss of control.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Longreach Airport, QLD to Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD as the crow flies is 986 km (616 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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