Accident de Havilland DH.86 Express VH-USE,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 341523

Date:Friday 20 February 1942
Type:de Havilland DH.86 Express
Registration: VH-USE
MSN: 2309
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:13 km ENE of Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Brisbane-Archerfield Airport, QLD (ACF/YBAF)
Destination airport:Mount Isa Airport, QLD (ISA/YBMA)
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



photo (c) John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland; 1940; (publicdomain)

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