Aircraft Photo of VH-PYS | Piper PA-23-250 Aztec | Davey Air Services | AirHistory.net #25141
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-PYS
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
C/n (msn):27-385
Operator / Titles:Davey Air Services
Location
City / Airport:Sydney - BankstownMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSBK   IATA: BWU   Local: YSBK   Other: -
 
Photo Date:March 1970
Photo by:David Carter
Photo ID: 25141
Photo Comment

VH-PYS crashed into the sea off Cairns, Queensland, on January 11, 1978 while target towing for the Australian Navy. It clipped masts on the patrol boat HMAS Bombard, cartwheeling into the sea killing the pilot and winch operator.

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