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Accident description
Last updated: 25 May 2018
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Date:Monday 22 January 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic L14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 14-WF62 Super Electra
Operator:KNILM-Kon. Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij
Registration: PK-AFO
C/n / msn: 1415
First flight: 1938
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Denpasar-Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport (DPS) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Denpasar-Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport (DPS/WADD), Indonesia
Destination airport:Kupang-El Tari Airport (KOE/WATT), Indonesia
Narrative:
Lost height after takeoff, struck the water with a wingtip and crashed.
The aircraft operated on a flight to Sydney, Australia.

Sources:
» Opsomming van de bekende ongevallen en incidenten in 1940 / H.Dekker


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Distance from Denpasar-Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport to Kupang-El Tari Airport as the crow flies is 942 km (589 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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