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Last updated: 24 October 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 18 Januar 1939
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-H Super Electra
Fluggesellschaft:Guinea Airways Pty Ltd.
Kennzeichen: VH-ABI
Werknummer: 1418
Baujahr: 1938
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Katherine-Tindal Airport, NT (KTR) (   Australien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Passagierflug
Flug von:Katherine-Tindal Airport, NT (KTR/YPTN), Australien
Flug nach:Adelaide Airport, SA (ADL/YPAD), Australien
Unfallbericht:
"Koranga" barely became airborne, lost altitude and crashed into a river.

Informationsquelle:
» Northern Territory Library
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


Fotos

photo of Lockheed-14-H-Super-Electra-VH-ABI
accident date: 18-01-1939
type: Lockheed 14-H Super Electra
registration: VH-ABI
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Katherine-Tindal Airport, NT to Adelaide Airport, SA as the crow flies is 2344 km (1465 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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