Aircraft Photo of VH-FDR | De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk3 | Royal Flying Doctor Service - RFDS | AirHistory.net #150208
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-FDR
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Australia DHA-3 Drover Mk3
C/n (msn):5006
Operator / Titles:Royal Flying Doctor Service - RFDS
Aircraft Name:John Flynn
Location
Location:Not known
Region / Country:Queensland, Australia
 
Photo Date:1963 to 1965
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID: 150208
Photo Comment

VH-FDR at an outback airstrip after its Gipsy engines had been replaced by Lycomings. It crashed at Thargomindah, Queensland, on January 5, 1966, when directional control was lost on takeoff. Fuselage now at the Queensland Air Museum with a Gipsy engine fitted.

This photo was added on 9 July 2019, and has since been viewed 90 times.


Submit Correction