Accident Douglas DC-2-112 A30-5,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 341342
 

Date:Monday 14 September 1942
Time:19:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-2-112
Owner/operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A30-5
MSN: 1287
Year of manufacture:1934
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Port Moresby-Seven Mile Aerodrome (POM) -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Port Moresby-Seven Mile Aerodrome (POM/AYPY)
Narrative:
Crashed while on approach to Seven Mile Strip and burned. The aircraft was attached to the RAAF 36 Squadron.

RAAF Crew Members who were killed were:
414637 Sgt BEITZ Gordon Thomas;
413356 Sgt DALLY John Douglas;
347 FL DEVINE Stewart;
40432 FA LAC FOERS Frank Harold.

Sources:

Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site

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