VH-ATB (1) de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth
Not really the
sort of picture I like to illustrate a given aircraft, but then........
VH-ATB was a
Latrobe Valley Aerio Club machine when it struck a tree during a turn
after takeoff from a strip
Bonnie Doon, Victoria (near Eildon Weir) on 14 November
1956. The above image was
provided by John Willis an ex CFI of the Club, via Geoff Goodall.
The accident was described
the time as "very definitely pilot error". The Tiger, a UK-built
machine which served during
as N9260, was written off (although today would doubtless have been