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Datum:Samstag 14 Februar 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra
Fluggesellschaft:W.R. Carpenter
Kennzeichen: VH-ADS
Werknummer: 1431
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Cairns Airport, QLD (CNS) (   Australien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Cairns Airport, QLD (CNS/YBCS), Australien
Flug nach:Wau Airport (WUG/AYWU), Papua Neuguinea
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into mangrove swamps in bad weather after takeoff for Wau to uplift evacuees.



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Distance from Cairns Airport, QLD to Wau Airport as the crow flies is 1063 km (665 miles).

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