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c/n 741
VH-AVR at Bankstown - YSBK, NSW.
Photo: Unknown photographer © c.1963-64 - Wally Scott Collection
VQ-FAA with Fiji Airways beaching on Suva.
Photo: Fiji Airways photo © Fred Barnes Collection
VQ-FAA with Fiji Airways at Nausori, Suva.
Photo: R. F. Killick © 1960 - 62 Fred Barnes Collection
VQ-FAA parked for a break.
Photo: Unknown photographer © c.1960 - Lance Higgerson Collection
VH-DHI at Wyndham - YWYM, WA.
Photo: Unknown Photographer © 1959 - Geoff Goodall Collection via Eddie Coates
VH-EAV looking great.
Photo: Unknown Photographer © 1950's - Eddie Coates Collection

c/n 741

VH-EAV • VH-DHI • VQ-FAA (3)

VH-AVY

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No Regn de Havilland Australia, Bankstown, NSW. Ex Factory Oct-1954. Delivered to Australia 07-Feb 1955.

VH-EAV Qantas Airways Ltd. Purchased 17-Feb-1955. Regd 01-Apr-1955. Based Lae, PNG. Canx 16-Apr-1959.

Note: Departed from Sydney for operations in Papua-New Guinea, 10-Apr-1955.

VH-DHI de Havilland (Australia) Pty., Ltd. Regd 16-Apr-1959. Canx 11-Feb-1960.

VQ-FAA (3) Fiji Airways Ltd., Nausori, Suva, Fiji Islands. Re-purchased by Qantas on behalf of Fiji Airways on 22-Feb-1960. Regd 04-Mar-1960. Sold Nov-1962. Canx early 1963.

VH-AVR Imported and regd 08 Feb-1963. Aerial Agriculture Pty., Ltd., Bankstown, NSW.

Accident: Aberfoyle, near Armidale, NSW. 09-Jul-1964. Crashed from a low altitude when a wing broke away in flight due to the failure of a wing strut fitting whilst engaged in agricultural operations. Pilot Gerald B. Oman killed

VH-AVR Canx Feb-1965.

Fate Unknown

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