This 402 was registered to Murchison Air Services when Geoff Goodall
took the above shot at
in October 1969. The paint scheme featured a red tail with the
stars of the Southern
Cross. An early production machine, it was previously N3289Q
before being registered VH-CJA
8 November 1967 to WA Cessna dealers Simpson Aviation at
Jandakot. Murchison acquired
it in April of the following
year. By 1973 it had been repainted in Trans West Air
as seen in
Geoff's photo (below) taken at the same locale in February 1973.
. This company had
just taken over Murchison Air Services. This 402 went on
to two other WA owners before crash-
ing at Geraldton WA on 3 October 1976.