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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Datum:Dienstag 3 März 1942
Zeit:ca 10:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-194B
Fluggesellschaft:KNILM-Kon. Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij
Kennzeichen: PK-AFV
Werknummer: 1965
Baujahr: 1937
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Carnot Bay, WA (   Australien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Bandung Airport (BDO/WICC), Indonesien
Flug nach:Broome Airport, WA (BME/YBRM), Australien
Three Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero aircraft returning to base after attacking Broome fired at the aircraft which force landed at Carnot Bay, 90 km N of Broome. Three passengers and one crew member (J.F.M. Blaauw, mechanic) died during a following strafing.

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photo of Douglas-DC-3-194B-PH-ALP
accident date: 03-03-1942
type: Douglas DC-3-194B
registration: PH-ALP

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Bandung Airport to Broome Airport, WA as the crow flies is 1999 km (1249 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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