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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89526
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:26-DEC-1941
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic G21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-21A Goose
Owner/operator:N. V. Mijnbouw Mij Ned Nieuw Guinea
Registration: PK-AER
MSN: 1009
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Tondano, Netherlands East Indies -   Indonesia
Phase: Standing
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Lake Tondano, Netherlands East Indies
Destination airport:
Narrative:
First registered in the UK as G-AFCH [C of R 8162] on 26.8.37 to Rt Hon William Maxwell Aitken, Lord Breaverbrook, London EC4 [aircraft based at Croydon Airport, Croydon, Surrey]. Registration G-AFCH cancelled 2.7.38

To N. V. Mijnbouw Mij Ned Nieuw Guinea [Mining Company of Netherlands New Guinea] 8.7.38. Damaged Lake Sentani, Dutch New Guinea 1.39.

Written off when destroyed by Japanese attack, Lake Tondano, Netherlands East Indies 26.12.41

Sources:

1. World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
2. http://afleetingpeace.org/index.php/15-aeroplanes/80-register-gb-g-af
3. http://www.goodall.com.au/grumman-amphibians/grummangoose.pdf
4. https://cwsprduksumbraco.blob.core.windows.net/g-info/HistoricalLedger/G-AFCH.pdf
5. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_G-A10.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jan-2011 14:25 TB Added
07-Feb-2018 19:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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