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Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 19 oktober 1934
Type:de Havilland DH.86 Express
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Holyman's Airways
Registratie: VH-URN
Constructienummer: 2301
Bouwjaar: 1934
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Wilsons Promontory, VIC [Bass Strait] (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Launceston Airport, TAS (LST/YMLT), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Melbourne (unknown airport), VIC, AustraliŽ
Beschrijving:
A de Havilland DH.86 Express passenger plane, named "Miss Hobart" disappeared over Bass Strait during a flight from Launceston, Tasmania, to Melbourne.
Captain V. Holyman, one of the co-founders of the airline, was among the missing.
The next day patches of oil were discovered some 10 miles off Wilsons Promontory.

Bronnen:
» De Havilland full production list
» LOST 'PLANE. (1934, October 22). The Sydney Morning Herald


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