Aircraft Photo of VH-SAO | Piper PA-31-310 Navajo | Simply Skydive | AirHistory.net #35632
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-SAO
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-31 Navajo/Chieftain/Cheyenne
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-31 Navajo/Chieftain/Mojave/Cheyenne
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-31-310 Navajo
C/n (msn):31-676
Operator / Titles:Simply Skydive / Connell Aviation
Location
City / Airport:YarrawongaMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YYWG   IATA: -   Local: YYWG   Other: -
 
Photo Date:17 January 2009
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 35632
Photo Comment

This 1971 Navajo was built about 1/3 of the way through the production run. It was registered new in Australia as VH-SAO on 23 March 1971, but it's presently sitting derelict at Yarrawonga and slowly being cannibalised. In later life it was a parachuting jump ship, as can be seen from the hand-rail on the rear fuselage, and as such was probably flogged.

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