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Last updated: 30 May 2016
Fecha:domingo 18 abril 1948
Tipo:Lockheed 414-56 Hudson IIIA
Operador:Guinea Air Traders
Registración: VH-ALA
Numéro de série: 6460
Año de Construcción: 1942
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 33 / Ocupantes: 33
Total:Fatalidades: 37 / Ocupantes: 37
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Lae Airfield (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Lae Airfield, Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bulolo Airport (BUL), Papúa Nueva Guinea
The pilot lost control when an engine failed on takeoff; crashed on an island in the Markham River. Only the pilot was provided with a seat and seatbelt as the airplane was operated in freighter configuration.

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