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NLA Fokker c1934

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Ed Coates c1934

Aircraft History
Built by Fokker during 1927, constructors number 436. Registered in the United States as NC8046.

Imported to Australia during 1929. Registered with call sign VH-UJT to MacRobertson-Miller Aviation. Present at Adelaide Airfield during 1934.

During 1939, sold to Catholic Mission and transported to New Guinea. Operated by the Catholic Mission of the Holy Ghost (Alexishafen Catholic Mission).

On August 6, 1939 took off piloted by Willy Schafhause with four passengers aboard. Crashed on landing at Danip Airfield near Alexishafen. Everyone was killed in the crash and the aircraft was written off as a total loss.

NLA Fokker 4 Universal passenger transport monoplane VH-UJT on a field, Adelaide, c1934
Australian Heritage "St. Paulus: A Plane of Many Missions" by Studdy-Clift page 19-20 [PDF]

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June 29, 2019


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