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Last updated: 24 October 2021
Date:Saturday 31 May 1930
Type:Handley Page W.9a Hampstead
Operator:Ellyou Goldfields Development Corp.
Registration: VH-ULK
MSN: W.9-1
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Misim (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Salamaua/Logui Airstrip, Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Wau Airport (WUG/AYWU), Papua New Guinea
Crashed into a mountain.

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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 Salamaua/Logui Airstrip to Wau Airport as the crow flies is 46 km (29 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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