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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229593
Last updated: 22 July 2020
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Date:28-JUN-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 206
Owner/operator:Divine Word Airways
Registration: VH-DWF
C/n / msn: 206-0324
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Asaloka Gap -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Madang
Destination airport:Denglagu
Narrative:
Crashed into a cliff. Pilot Rev, Joseph Walachy, and passenger Very Rev. Joseph Bayer both died in the crash. Aircraft operated by Divine Word Airways, for Catholic Mission of the Divine Word.

Sources:

1. The Canberra Times 3 July 1965, p11
2. The Newcasle and Maitland Catholic Sentinel, Vol XXXIII No 11, 1st August 1965.
3. www.austairdata.com.au/component/rsdirectory/entry/view/15934-vh-dwf-1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Oct-2019 07:50 TB Added
22-Jul-2020 22:19 Ron Averes Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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