Cessna 172H Skyhawk
New when registered in October 1967, VH-DPS,
the former N2801L, was shipped to Cessna
agent Rex Aviation at Bankstown. A couple of years
had passed when David Carter snapped
it at Bankstown in 1969. –DPS was lost when, during
a low-level bore inspection at Carlton
Hill Station, Western Australia, engine trouble forced it down.
The aircraft flipped and was written
The pilot was uninjured.