Not the best
of a DC-3. Eagle Farm, Brisbane, circa 1952.
Built as a C-47A-5-DK
and alloted serial number 42-92547
it was delivered to the RAAF's 36 Sqdn early in 1944,
with the call sign
Civilianized in 1947 it went to Aircrafts Pty Ltd, dba Queensland
Airlines. The corporate name was changed officially to Queensland
Airlines in 1948. VH-BBV
was lost in a crash into the sea
whilst climbing out of Mackay, Queensland on a cargo flight on
14 March 1954.