VH-GCN  Rockwell 600 S-2D Snow Commander                  (c/n 600-1348D)


                                This Thrush Commander was formerly N1748S and came onto the Australian register in September
                                1966.  Geoff Goodall took this shot at Parafield Airport just after it had been registered    It labored
                                on then for some 14 years before being written off in a crash (May 1980) while spraying 5 miles west
                                of Boggabilla, NSW.   Reports indicate it suffered engine starvation (out of fuel?) while entering a steep
                                turn at the end of a spray run, stalled, then flat spun into the ground from low level.