Date: July 23, 1944
Time: ?
Location: Off Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Operator: Military - US Navy
Flight #: ?
Route: Cairns or Mareeba, Australia - Los Negros Island
AC Type: R4D-5
Registration: 39090
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 17   (passengers:?  crew:?)
Fatalities: 17   (passengers:?  crew:?)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane disappeared on a flight from Australia to Los Negros Island. Last known position transmitted by radio placed the aircraft due south of Port Moresby at 11-degrees South, about 60-minutes flying time.

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