ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71738
Last updated: 20 April 2014
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Date:16-APR-1952
Time:
Type:de Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover 1
Owner/operator:Australian Dept.of Civil Aviation
Registration: VH-DHA
C/n / msn: 5001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bismarck Sea, 90 mi from Manus Island -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: En route
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Wewak
Destination airport:Momote
Narrative:
Part of the propeller blade on the port engine flew off and penetrated the cockpit, knocking the pilot unconscious and smashing his left foot. The aircraft ditched and sank in deep water.

Sources:
http://www.airwaysmuseum.com/DHA%20Drover%20VH-DHA%202.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2010 11:45 TB50 Added
26-Oct-2012 10:42 TB Updated [Other fatalities]
26-Oct-2012 11:15 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2012 03:14 harro Updated [Location]
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