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Estado:
Fecha:sábado 14 febrero 1942
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra
Operador:W.R. Carpenter
Registración: VH-ADS
Numéro de série: 1431
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Cairns Airport, QLD (CNS) (   Australia)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cairns Airport, QLD (CNS/YBCS), Australia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wau Airport (WUG/AYWU), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Descripción:
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).

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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