Accident Martin 139WH-2 M-531, Monday 16 February 1942
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Date:Monday 16 February 1942
Type:Martin 139WH-2
Registration: M-531
MSN: 744
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Muntok, Bangka Island, South Sumatra -   Indonesia
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
3 VLG III (3rd Squadron of the 3rd BG). Pilot: 2/Lt. Pilot Observer Postma. Crew: Pvt. Soedasono; Sgt. mechanic A. Kaparang; Cpl. R.E.R. Hetharia.
Wreckage discovered in a mangrove swamp in 1985 by the Indonesian Air Force.
All four crew members MIA.


Revision history:

08-Apr-2009 06:26 Harmy Added
13-Nov-2017 13:03 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2018 18:00 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
02-Dec-2021 03:27 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
11-Jun-2022 03:15 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
05-Jul-2023 00:39 Ron Averes Updated

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