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Last updated: 19 April 2021
Date:Monday 30 November 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-40-11 Lodestar
Operating for:Australian National Airways - ANA
Leased from:Australian Department of Civil Aviation
Registration: VHCAH
C/n / msn: 18-2125
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Buna (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Dubudora Airstrip was being bombed as the Lodestar was making its approach. It was hit by machine gun fire and crash-landed on the airstrip.

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