Aircraft Photo of VH-BUK | Airspeed AS-57 Ambassador 2 | Butler Air Transport | AirHistory.net #119075
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-BUK
Aircraft Original Type:Airspeed AS-57 Ambassador
Aircraft Generic Type:Airspeed AS-57 Ambassador
Aircraft Version:Airspeed AS-57 Ambassador 2
C/n (msn):5227
Operator / Titles:Butler Air Transport
Location
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith InternationalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSSY   IATA: SYD   Local: YSSY   Other: -
 
Photo Date:October 1957 to December 1957
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID: 119075
Photo Comment

Butler's three Ambassadors did not survive the takeover by Ansett and VH-BUK returned to the UK as G-AMAE. It saw just eight months of service, a part of which was spent being repaired after it sank back into the runway at Canberra, gear up, during crew training on March 1, 1958. Photo from Dannecker Collection

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