The photo was taken at RAAF East Sale in late 1961 or early 1962. It had a number of deployments in the early 1960s to RAAF East Sale with other B-57Bs as part of the USAF Crowflight deployments. Early 1962 it was back at East Sale in the same role of medium-level air sampling the filters were located in the special wingtip pods. Later in 1962, the USAF moved the Crowflight deployments to RAAF Laverton with Laverton hosting U-2s. The B-57Bs were stationed at the Avalon airfield. This aircraft sadly crashed after take-off from Laverton with the loss of both the crew on the 1962-09-17.
KSHO was a low-budget, low-powered TV station in Las Vegas. Became KTNV in 1980. The pilot's name under the cockpit is Jimmy De Santo, who raced P-38 "Connie Special" in the late 1940s N6410C's registration cancelled by 1963. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Pictured by a member of my family 50 years ago at Oran La Sénia French Air Force air base N° 141. The aircraft has the markings of EC 3/20 "Oranie with Spa 96 insignia on the left side (which is an odd position in comparison of the other aircraft of the squadron). The picture is supposed to be taken in the begining of 1961.
Crash landed in the Blue Mountains at Blackheath, New South Wales, on December 21, 1961. Its location meant it could not be recovered and VH-CXH was pushed off a cliff. Wreckage still at the bottom of the cliff.