VH-BOO Piper PA-24-400
Only 148 of the 400 hp, enlarged horizontal
stabilizer Comanches were built. This one was
(ex N8438P) in August of 1965. They were the only Comanches
to receive 26-
c/ns, although originally that designation had been reserved for the
PA-24-250 (and up).
Banfield photographed -BOO at Orange, NSW in February 1966.
was at Parafield in December 1978 when the aircraft had participated in
& Hedges Australian Air Race.
VH-BOO was written off in a
crash at West Beach, South
Australia on 31 May 1984.