Date: September 07, 1944
Time: ?
Location: Near Mossman, Queensland, Australia
Operator: Military - Royal Netherlands East Indies Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Merauke -- Cairns
AC Type: C-47 Dakota DT-941
Registration: VH-RDK
cn / ln: 12880
Aboard: 20   (passengers:16  crew:4)
Fatalities: 20   (passengers:16  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane went missing while en route from Merauke to Cairns. The last radio contact was 15 minutes before ETA. A scientific expedition found the wreckage in January 1989, 65 km northwest from Cairns at a height of 1,200 meters.

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