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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154246
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH83 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Owner/operator:Guinea Airways Ltd
Registration: VH-UZL
MSN: 4064
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lae, near Salamaua, Morobe Province -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Lae, near Salamaua, Morobe Province, PNG
Destination airport:
Registered G-ACED [C of R 4203] 12.4.33 to The Scottish Motor Traction Co Ltd, Turnhouse. C of A 3888 issued 6.5.33. Loaned to Car Services, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and had a minor accident at Wallasey Beach, Cheshire 12.7.34. Sold 1.6.35 and registered [C of R 6045] 5.7.35 to Northern & Scottish Airways Ltd, Renfrew. Registration cancelled 3.37 as sold.

Shipped to Australia on SS "Time"; arrived Brisbane 5.5.37. Registered in Australia as VH-UZL [C of R 639] 27.5.37 to WW Pike, t/a Light Aeroplane Pty Ltd, Archerfield. C of A lapsed 26.5.38 when owner ceased trading; sold 21.11.38 and registered 10.12.38 to Guinea Airways Ltd, Adelaidce.

Destroyed by enemy action whilst parked at Lae, near Salamaua, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea 21.1.42. Registration cancelled 11.3.42.



Revision history:

19-Mar-2013 12:37 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Mar-2013 12:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
14-Dec-2017 18:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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