- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 18, 1948
Time: 09:20
Location: Territory of New Guinea
Operator: New Guinea Air Traders
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Lockheed Hudson IIIA
Registration: VH-ALA
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 37   (passengers:33  crew:4)
Fatalities: 37   (passengers:33  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft climbed to 500 ft. when its left engine failed, whereupon the plane plunged nose first into the ground on an island on the Markham River. Poor technique by the pilot during an emergency situation.
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