VH-GAJ Douglas DC-3CG202A
This shot, from John Hopton's The
Collection (via Geoff Goodall) was taken at Adelaide Airport
in May 1959..
Enlarged below is the cockpit area, showing the name 'Salamaua' indicating that
it is, in fact,
-GAJ. It was formerly VH-ANS,
one of the
original DC-3s registered to ANA in
1946. ANA sold it in 1954 to
Guinea Airways, and it flew with that airline as VH-ANS until Aug
1958 when it was
re-registered VH-GAJ. In `1960 it reverted back to -ANS and
with Airlines of
South Australia Pty Ltd. Cancelled from the register in
1968, it was scrapped at
Melbourne the following year.
in May of 1959.