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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229575
Last updated: 14 November 2021
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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
Departure airport:Jaosakor
Destination airport:Mulia
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


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


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

Revision history:

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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