VH-DZC Cessna 177
VH-DZC had been allocated N2219Y at the
factory before it was crated and shipped to Bankstown
Aviation. It came onto the register in December
1967 and a few weeks later, on January 6,
photographed by David Carter at Mascot . By the mid
1970s, –DZC was based out of
Moorabbin, and flying out of there when it was destroyed in a crash at
French Island on June 2, 1997.
pilot and three passengers were returning to Moorabbin when the
Cardinal struggled to get airborne
take-off, sank back to earth and crashed through logs.
All on board were able to escape before
flames consumed the wreckage.