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Datum:Freitag 20 Februar 1942
Flugzeugtyp:de Havilland DH.86 Express
Kennzeichen: VH-USE
Werknummer: 2309
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:13 km (8.1 Meilen) ENE of Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (   Australien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (ACF/YBAF), Australien
Flug nach:Mount Isa Airport, QLD (ISA/YBMA), Australien
A de Havilland DH.86 Express passenger plane crashed on the slope of Mount Petrie, killing all nine aboard. The flight had taken off from Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD on a flight to Mount Isa.

» De Havilland full production list
» NINE LOSE LIVES IN PLANE CRASH. (1942, February 26). The Central Queensland Herald


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accident date: 20-02-1942
type: de Havilland DH.86 Express
registration: VH-USE

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 Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD to Mount Isa Airport, QLD as the crow flies is 1566 km (979 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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