VH-DNU Cessna 172F
VH-DNU was registered in June
1965, part of a block of registrations allocated to Rex Aviation
the time for buyers not interested in a personalised markings. It
had been N8797U before being
shipped to Australia. David Carter’s photograph shows
–DNU taxying for departure at Hoxton
Park, Sydney, after an air show in late 1969. The 1976
register showed the aircraft was based
It was not far from that Queensland town that it
was destroyed in an accident at
Yaralla Station, near, Goodooga, NSW on 4 July, 1986.
A pilot undergoing a cattle mustering
endorsement crashed after the Cessna’s left wing touched the ground.
Both on board were killed.