PA-28R Cherokee Arrow
This retracable gear Cherokee was
photographed at Essendon, Melbourne in May 1973 by Daniel
Tanner. Note third cabin window on this model PA-28. It
was powered by a 180 h.p. Lycoming
IO-360-BIE engine with constant speed
prop. The prototype flew in 1967 although -BKG
first registered in January 1970.
It was destroyed in a crash near Kenilworth, Queensland on 15
when it struck a tree short of the landing area and tore the starboard
wing off. The
pilot was able to get the passengers out before a fire completely
enveloped the aircraft.