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Last updated: 24 January 2022
Date:Thursday 6 February 1941
Type:de Havilland DH.66 Hercules
Operator:Stephens Aviation
Registration: VH-UJO
MSN: 344
First flight:
Engines: 3 Bristol Jupiter VI
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Marble Creek (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Salamaua/Logui Airstrip, Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Wau Airport (WUG/AYWU), Papua New Guinea

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Distance from Salamaua/Logui Airstrip to Wau Airport as the crow flies is 46 km (29 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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