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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229575
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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Date:01-JAN-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C185 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 185C
Owner/operator:Missionary Aviation Felowship (MAF)
Registration: PK-MPH
MSN: 0714
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Seng Valley, East of the Baliem Valley, West Irian -   Indonesia
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Jaosakor
Destination airport:Mulia
Narrative:
Light plane crashed and burned out. Two adult and four children. Boy (10) survived.
Described in detail in Don Richardson "Lords of the Earth" Regal Books, 1977

Sources:

The Canberra Times 3 January 1969, p3
Het vrije volk : democratisch-socialistisch dagblad
04-01-1969


Images:


Pk-MPH at Pyramid airstrip, West New Guinea, May 1964

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Oct-2019 20:18 TB Added
29-Apr-2020 12:24 Anon. Updated [Country]
12-May-2020 15:56 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
07-Dec-2020 07:19 Lakeeffect Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
23-Feb-2021 18:05 lakeeffect Updated [Photo]

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