VH-EQO  Douglas DC-3CS1C3G                            (c/n  16715/33463)


                                 Like its sister aircraft VH-EQN, this DC-3 was one of six or seven ex RAAF Dakotas acquired by
                                 aircraft broker Stan Booker in 1968.  Ex A65-119. it became VH-EQO in June 1970 when sold off
                                 to Jet Airlines of Australia.  .Barrie Colledge saw it (above) at Bankstown soon after it was civilianiz-
                                 ed in June 1970.   When Jet Air ceased operations in 1971, it was one of several aircraft acquired
                                 by Australia Aid and given to Royal Air Laos wherein it became XW- something or other.