DC 3 Crash Site - QLD

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Position

DEG: -10.91756 142.428696
DMS: 10º 55' 3.21" S 142º 25' 43.3" E
UTM: 54 L 8792767mN 656135mE
Altitude: 54m

Description

Address & Contact

Airport Rd
Umagico QLD 4876
Phone: N/A
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Information

At 2039 hours on the 4th May 1945, this DC 3 Aircraft VH-CXD departed Archerfield in Brisbane with 4 crew and 2 passengers enroute to New Guinea.

At 0518 hours the plane crashed and all 6 men were killed and this memorial was erected in memory of all those on board that died in the crash.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Horn Island at 15/03:00am EST
Distance from DC 3 Crash Site 40km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
25.6°C26.7°C77%21.3°C1011.9hPa0.0mmSE17km/hr
9knots
24km/hr
13knots

Closest Climatic Station

Horn Island
Distance from DC 3 Crash Site 40km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.930.530.430.429.929.328.829.030.131.031.931.8
Mean Min. °C25.125.025.025.224.723.923.122.923.824.825.725.7
Mean Rain mm387.5467.0358.2228.071.315.88.35.56.316.949.1191.5

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