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Registration / Serial:VH-URN
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 86 Express
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 86 Express
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 86 Express
Operator / Titles:Holyman's Airways
C/n (msn):2301
Aircraft Name:Miss Hobart
City / Airport:Laverton (YLVT) (closed)Map
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Photo Date:2 October 1934 to 19 October 1934
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:122196
View count: 143
Lost without trace in Bass Strait on October 19, 1934 with the loss of 11 lives including the founder of Holyman's Airways, Victor Holyman. A month later a chair washed up on a beach at Waratah Bay, Victoria.
Registration / Serial:VH-URN
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 86 Express
Operator / Titles:Holyman's Airways
C/n (msn):2301
City / Airport:Laverton (YLVT) (closed)
Photo Date:2 October 1934 to 19 October 1934
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-URN
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 86 Express
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 86 Express
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 86 Express
Operator / Titles:Holyman's Airways
C/n (msn):2301
Aircraft Name:Miss Hobart
City / Airport:Launceston (YMLT / LST)Map
Region / Country:Tasmania, Australia
Photo Date:October 1934
Photo from:RAScholefield CollectionContact
Photo ID:15698
View count: 82
"Miss Hobart" was the second DH-86 to be built, and one of only four to have a single-crew cockpit layout. Delivered by sea to Australia arriving in August 1934. Assembled at RAAF Laverton. Delivered to Holyman's at Launceston on 1st October. Operated on the Tasmania-Melbourne service from 3 October but disappeared over the Bass Straight on 19 October with no trace found of aircraft or the 12 persons on board. Obtained from ANA 50 years ago.
Registration / Serial:VH-URN
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 86 Express
Operator / Titles:Holyman's Airways
C/n (msn):2301
City / Airport:Launceston (YMLT / LST)
Photo Date:October 1934
Photo from:RAScholefield CollectionContact