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  Junkers W34d Call Sign VH-UNM Number 3
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Former Assignments
Guinea Airways

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AWM February 20, 1942

Aircraft History
Built by Junkers. Serial number J2610. Purchased by Guinea Airways. On March 5, 1930 registered in Australia as call sign VH-UNM. Assigned aircraft number 3 or "Junkers No. 3" and operated from New Guinea.

During July 1931, suffered an accident (details unknown) at Wau Airfield and afterwards repaired.

During February 1940, assigned to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Junkers W34 serial number A44-3. Used for survey flights in New Guinea with floats attached. On February 24, 1940 this aircraft was photographed on a slipway at Fairfax Harbor near the wharf of Port Moresby. During November 1942 scrapped.

References
Junkers W34 Serial Numbers - J2610
ADF Serials A44-3

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January 31, 2018

 

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