VH-BQD (2)  Cessna 180                           (c/n  31128)


                                             Here's Cessna 180 VH-BQD at its crash site near Cootamundra on 15 December 1959 showing
                                             the cropdusting hopper chute in the belly.   The aircraft had been imported by Hazelton Air Services
                                             of Cudal NSW from New Zealand ex ZK-BGG, and registered 11 May 1957.   In one of the many
                                             traps of the Australian Civil Register, this was the second Cessna 180 VH-BQD, the first having the
                                             remarkably close c/n 31120 and imported from the USA in November 1954 by Hazelton Air Taxi
                                             and Charter Service.  It was destroyed in an agricultural accident on 7 August 1956 at Beemery.