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  Junkers G 31go "Bulolo 2 Peter" Registration Number VH-UOV  
Bulolo Gold Dredging Company
Guinea Airways

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circa 1930s

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January 21, 1942

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Parer Aug 28, 1942

Aircraft History
Built by Junkers during 1929, serial number J3012. One of four Junkers G 31's purchased by Bulolo Gold Dredging Company (BGD), and operated by Guinea Airways. Registered as VH-UOV on June 10, 1931. Nicknamed "Bulolo 2 Peter".

Based at Lae Airfield, used to ferry dredge parts and equipment from Lae Airfield to Wau Airfield, Bulwa Airfield and Bulolo Airfield.

Aircraft History
Built by Junkers during 1929, serial number J3012. One of four Junkers G 31's purchased by Bulolo Gold Dredging Company (BGD), and operated by Guinea Airways. Registered as VH-UOU during October 1930. Nicknamed "Bulolo 2 Peter".

Based at Lae Airfield, used to ferry dredge parts and equipment from Lae Airfield to Wau Airfield and Bulolo Airfield.

Wartime History
On January 21, 1942 this trimotor was destroyed on the ground at Bulolo Airfield by five strafing A6M2 Zeros. Also lost were G 31 "Bulolo I Paul" VH-UOU and G 31 "Pat" VH-URQ.

References
Junkers Production Details
Thanks to Bruce Hoy for additional information

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January 9, 2018

 

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